African Exporters

Africa exported $6.1 billion worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $6 billion
  2. Zimbabwe: $50.8 million
  3. Ethiopia: $82,000
  4. Senegal: $41,000
  5. Rwanda: $2,000
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $2.1 billion worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. Hong Kong: $911.7 million
  2. Japan: $727.5 million
  3. Taiwan: $163.8 million
  4. Singapore: $124.2 million
  5. South Korea: $123.8 million
  6. China: $36.7 million
  7. Turkey: $9.6 million
  8. Thailand: $2.7 million
  9. Vietnam: $2.3 million
10. Malaysia: $2 million
European Union (EU) Exporters

European Union exported $7.8 billion worth of platinum led by the following EU members:

  1. United Kingdom: $4.3 billion
  2. Germany: $1.4 billion
  3. Italy: $1.2 billion
  4. Belgium: $332 million
  5. Austria: $95.7 million
  6. Spain: $95 million
  7. France: $94.9 million
  8. Czech Republic: $76.5 million
  9. Finland: $55.3 million
10. Portugal: $24.5 million
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $39.7 million worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. Colombia: $30.2 million
  2. Brazil: $6.6 million
  3. Costa Rica: $1.8 million
  4. Paraguay: $569,000
  5. Argentina: $333,000
  6. Bahamas: $59,000
  7. Ecuador: $43,000
  8. Dominican Republic: $23,000
  9. Venezuela: $20,000
10. Nicaragua: $3,000
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $12.3 million worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $11.9 million
  2. Iran: $225,000
  3. Israel: $93,000
  4. Oman: $69,000
  5. Lebanon: $17,000
North American Exporters

North America exported $1.7 billion worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $1.5 billion
  2. Canada: $160.8 million
  3. Mexico: $2.2 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $2.8 million worth of platinum led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $1.5 million
  2. New Zealand: $1.3 million
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of platinum from 2012 to 2016. Overall, the 5-year percentage decline for this exported product category was -27.4%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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Ever wonder which countries export the most platinum? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global platinum exports within parenthesis. In 2016, world platinum exports were US$21.3 billion.