World’s 10 Biggest Refined-Copper Producers in 2013

Following is a table of the world’s 10 biggest producers of refined copper in 2013, according to metals, mining and fertilizer company CRU. Figures are in thousands of metric tons and are attributed to the proportion of a stake in an asset held by a company.

Company                                    Production
1.  Codelco                                  1,523
2.  Aurubis AG                               1,130
3.  Glencore Xstrata Plc                     1,100
4.  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.      1,080
5.  Jiangxi Copper Co.                       1,021
6.  Grupo Mexico SAB                           684
7.  Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Co.       645
8.  JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corp.            620
9.  BHP Billiton Ltd.                          574
10. KGHM Polska Miedz SA                       573

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