In 2020, Codelco was the copper mining company with the highest output, producing some 1.73 million metric tons of the metal. The Chilean company was followed by Glencore, with a production output of 1.26 million metric tons.

Leading copper miners worldwide in 2020, by production output (in million metric tons)

CharacteristicProduction in thousand metric tons
Codelco1.73
Glencore1.26
Freeport-McMoRan*1.18
BHP Billiton1.11
Southern Copper1
First Quantum0.78
KGHM 0.71
Rio Tinto0.53
Antofagasta0.47
Anglo American0.46
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