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Global production & use

Production

Molybdenum production by region

Molybdenum production by region

The production statistics in the graph above are based on reported figures and IMOA's estimates. They  represent new molybdenum from mine production only and do not include material recovered from spent catalysts.

Use

Molybdenum use by region

Molybdenum use by region

Figures for use of molybdenum are derived by IMOA's consultants, Steel & Metals Market Research (SMR), Austria.

The underlying production and use data are available in the member section of the IMOA website.

First Use of Molybdenum, 2020

Total Volume Year, 2020
546 m lbs Mo (247,600 tonnes Mo)

First Use of Molybdenum, 2018