2011 U.S. Net Import Reliance for Selected Non-fuel Minerals

 

Commodity Percent Major Import Sources (2007–10)

 

Arsenic (trioxide) 100 Morocco, China, Belgium

 

Asbestos 100 Canada, Zimbabwe

 

Bauxite and Alumina 100 Jamaica, Brazil, Guinea, Australia

 

Cesium 100 Canada

 

Fluorspar 100 Mexico, China, South Africa, Mongolia

 

Graphite (natural) 100 China, Mexico, Canada, Brazil

 

Indium 100 China, Canada, Japan, Belgium

 

Manganese 100 South Africa, Gabon, China, Australia

 

Niobium (columbium) 100 Brazil, Canada, Germany, Russia

 

Rare Earths 100 China, France, Estonia, Japan

 

Rubidium 100 Canada

 

Strontium 100 Mexico, Germany

 

Tantalum 100 China, Germany, Kazakhstan, Australia

 

Thallium 100 Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan

 

Thorium 100 France, India, Canada, United Kingdom

 

Gallium 99 Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, China

 

Iodine 99 Chile, Japan

 

Germanium 90 China, Belgium, Russia, Germany

 

Bismuth 89 China, Belgium, United Kingdom,

 

Diamond (dust, grit and powder) 89 China, Ireland, Republic of Korea, Russia

 

Platinum 88 Germany, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada

 

Antimony 87 China, Mexico, Belgium

 

Rhenium 87 Chile, Netherlands, Germany

 

Vanadium 80 Rep. of Korea, Canada, Austria, Czech Republic

 

Barite 78 China, India

 

Silicon Carbide 76 China, Brazil, Vietnam, Norway

 

Tin 76 Peru, Bolivia, Indonesia, China

 

Cobalt 75 China, Norway, Russia, Canada

 

Silver 75 Mexico, Canada, Peru, Chile

 

Zinc 73 Canada, Peru, Mexico, Ireland

 

Titanium (sponge) 69 Kazakhstan, Japan, China, Russia

 

Titanium Mineral Concentrates 68 South Africa, Australia, Canada, Mozambique

 

Chromium 60 South Africa, Kazakhstan, Russia, China

 

Palladium 56 Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Norway

 

Magnesium Compounds 53 China, Canada, Brazil, Austria

 

Nickel 47 Canada, Russia, Australia, Norway

 

Silicon (ferrosilicon) 42 China, Russia, Venezuela, Canada

 

Gold 36 Mexico, Canada, Colombia, Peru

 

Tungsten 36 China, Bolivia, Canada, Germany

 

Copper 35 Chile, Canada, Peru, Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

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