Which Country Exports the Most Nickel Ores and Concentrates in the World?

Uranium And Thorium Ores May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the global nickel ore exports totaled 37M tonnes, falling by -4.3% against the previous year figure. In general, nickel ore exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when exports increased by 62% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global nickel ore exports reached its maximum volume of 119M tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, nickel ore exports amounted to $1.8B in 2016. Overall, nickel ore exports continue to indicate a abrupt shrinkage. Global nickel ore export peaked of $4.5B in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Nickel Ore Exporting Countries in the World

1. Philippines (581.9 million USD)

2. Zimbabwe (293.5 million USD)

3. Australia (213.9 million USD)

4. South Africa (78.3 million USD)

5. Guatemala (54.2 million USD)

6. Russia (27.7 million USD)

Nickel Ore Exports By Country

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Nickel Ore Export Prices By Country

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 2604 - Nickel ores and concentrates.

Source: World: Nickel Ores And Concentrates - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025