World’s 10 Biggest Refined-Nickel Producers in 2010

Following is a table of the world’s 10 biggest producers of refined nickel in 2010 by output, compiled by London-based metals consultancy CRU. Production figures are in thousands of metric tons.

Company                                    Production
1.  OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel                   283
2.  Vale SA                                  155
3.  Jinchuan Group Ltd.                      130
4.  BHP Billiton Ltd.                         93
5.  Xstrata Plc                               92
6.  Sumitomo Metal Mining Co.                 58
7.  Eramet SA                                 52
8.  Pacific Metals Co.                        40
9.  Anglo American Plc                        38
10. Sherritt International Corp.              34

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