This list shows which countries export the most chrome, known as chromium ores and concentrates. Within parenthesis is each exporter's percentage of global chrome exports. In 2015, global chrome exports were US$2 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $1.2 billion worth of chrome led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $1.2 billion
  2. Madagascar: $30.4 million
  3. Sudan (North + South): $7.5 million
  4. Zimbabwe: $861,000
  5. Kenya: $10,000
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $493.8 million worth of chrome led by the following countries:

  1. Turkey: $249.9 million
  2. Kazakhstan: $146.6 million
  3. Pakistan: $70.9 million
  4. India: $20.5 million
  5. Philippines: $4.3 million
  6. China: $1.2 million
  7. Malaysia: $331,000
  8. Singapore: $31,000
  9. Hong Kong: $10,000
10. Japan: $10,000
European Exporters

European Union exported $53.7 million worth of chrome led by the following EU members:

  1. Netherlands: $22.8 million
  2. Germany: $14 million
  3. Belgium: $12.9 million
  4. France: $1.5 million
  5. Italy: $1.2 million
  6. Spain: $682,000
  7. Poland: $396,000
  8. Finland: $108,000
  9. Czech Republic: $65,000
10. Austria: $55,000
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $380,000 worth of chrome led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $261,000
  2. Chile: $69,000
  3. Peru: $39,000
  4. Colombia: $11,000
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $130.9 million worth of chrome led by the following countries:

  1. Iran: $76.7 million
  2. Oman: $53.4 million
  3. United Arab Emirates: $724,000
North American Exporters

North America exported $10.5 million worth of chrome led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $10.5 million
  2. Mexico: $7,000
  3. Canada: $3,000
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $9,000 worth of chrome from the following country:

  Australia: $9,000

The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of chrome from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage decline for this exported product category was -33.9%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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