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Production and Consumption

World production

Estimated production (tonnes) for 1999
Russia 870 000
China 360 000
Canada 220 000
Brazil 210 000
Kazakhstan 200 000
Zimbabwe 170 000
Other 50 000
Total 2 080 000
Sources: Natural Resources Canada, U.S. Geological Survey, The Chrysotile Institute

World consumption

Estimated consumption (tonnes) for 2003
Far East 880 000
Russia and Central Asia 530 000
Middle East and Indian sub-continent 320 000
Africa 80 000
Central and South America 180 000
North America 50 000
Europe 40 000
Total 2 080 000
Source: The Chrysotile Institute

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