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Global production & use


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.


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, 2022

Total Volume Year, 2022
631.5 m lbs Mo (286,440 tonnes Mo)

First Use of Molybdenum, 2018