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Top 5 Producer Countries per Material

The maps below highlight the top five producer countries per commodity. In-depth material profiles for each of these materials can be found in the study Material Change, commissioned by Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative and completed by The Dragonfly Initiative.

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Aluminium / Bauxite – Cobalt – Copper – Glass (Silica Sand) – Gold – Graphite (natural) – Leather – Lithium – Mica – Nickel

Palladium – Rare Earth Elements – Rubber (natural) – Steel / Iron – Tantalum – Tin – Tungsten – Zinc

Aluminium / Bauxite

% of global mined production


Cobalt

% of global mined production

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Copper

% of global mined production

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Glass (Silica Sand)

% of global mined production

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Gold

% of global mined production

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Graphite (natural)

% of global mined production

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Leather

% Global Production (light bovine leather)

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Lithium

% of global mined production

*Boliva just started production. No accurate production number available as of now.

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Mica

% of global mined production

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Nickel

% of global mined production

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Palladium

% of global mined production

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Rare Earth Elements

% of global mined production

*Brazil’s production is less than 1%.

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Rubber (natural)

% of global mined production

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Steel / Iron

% of global mined production

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Tantalum

% of global mined production

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Tin

% of global mined production

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Tungsten

% of global mined production

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Zinc

% of global mined production

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