China Rare Earths Production by Year

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Fluorspar
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Iron Ore
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Pig Iron
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Salt
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent

Source: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Minerals Resources Program

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

YearProductionUnit of Measure% Change
200288000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalentNA
200498000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent11.36 %
2005119000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent21.43 %
2006133000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent11.76 %
2007120000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent-9.77 %
2008125000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent4.17 %
2009129000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent3.20 %
2010120000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent-6.98 %
2011105000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent-12.50 %
2012100000Metric tons of rare earth oxide equivalent-4.76 %
Country
Australia
Brazil
China
India
Malaysia
Russian Federation
United States