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Sep 20, 2021


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Global nickel production to rise 6.8% in 2021 – report


Global nickel mine production is expected to grow by 6.8% to reach 2,427.4kt in 2021, after registering an estimated 4.2% decline to 2,272kt last year owing to covid-related lockdowns and restrictions, says GlobalData.

In its latest report, the data analytics company noted that Indonesia (+16.3%), the Philippines (+5.1%) and Brazil (+24%) will be significant contributors to the overall growth this year. In contrast, production is expected to decline in Russia (-13.8%) and South Africa (-15.8%).

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