World’s 10 Biggest Refined-Nickel Producers in 2011

Following is a table of the world’s 10 biggest producers of refined nickel in 2011 by output, compiled by London-based metals consultancy CRU. Production figures are in thousands of metric tons.

Company                                    Production
1.  OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel                   286
2.  Vale SA                                  206
3.  Jinchuan Group Ltd.                      127
4.  Xstrata Plc                              106
5.  BHP Billiton Ltd.                         83
6.  Sumitomo Metal Mining Co.                 65
7.  Eramet SA                                 54
8.  Anglo American Plc                        48
9.  Sherritt International Corp.              35
10. Minara Resources Ltd.                     30

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