Mining and Metals

Which countries produce the most copper?

Mining trucks travel along a road at Chile's Esperanza copper mine near Calama town.

Chile is the world's largest producer of copper. Image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

Bruno Venditti
Writer, Visual Capitalist
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An infographic depicting which countries produce the most copper.
These countries produce the most copper. Image: Visual Capitalist

A table showing which countries produce the most copper.
Just 13 countries produce 85% of the world's copper. Image: Visual Capitalist

A table comparing the copper used in solar, onshore and offshore wind.
Renewable energy generation requires tonnes of copper. Image: Visual Capitalist
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