Production of Canada's Leading Minerals for December 2019


Production of Copper

Month Mine outputFootnote1 Primary productionFootnote2 Smelter production Refined production Domestic shipments of refined production Refined stocks at end of month
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
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January 45,390 43,782 35,837 34,471 x x x x x x x x
February 42,122 38,813 44,138 39,091 x x x x x x x x
March 48,748 47,861 53,522 53,126 x x x x x x x x
April 44,550 48,381 41,645 35,673 x x x x x x x x
May 52,692 55,421 42,914 51,098 x x x x x x x x
June 50,220 48,871 55,086 57,514 x x x x x x x x
July 44,211 47,016 36,097 33,739 x x x x x x x x
August 40,437 42,997 38,522 43,015 x x x x x x x x
September 45,585 51,236 47,112 63,269 x x x x x x x x
October 45,549 47,322 41,698 40,379 x x x x x x x x
November 41,990 48,788 39,091 41,251 x x x x x x x x
December 46,515 52,217 51,850 60,708 x x x x x x x x
Total 548,011 572,705 527,510 553,333 x x x x x x
Year-to-date

r: Revised figures, n.a.: Not applicable, x: Suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

For definitions regarding data contained in this table, refer to:
Details of the Methods Used in Computing the Mineral Production of Canada
Components may not add due to rounding.
Quebec data is provided by l'Institut de la statistique du Québec

Inquiries concerning this publication should be directed to:
Kevin Stone, Manager
Minerals and Metals Statistics Division, Lands and Minerals Sector
Natural Resources Canada
Telephone: (343) 292-8732 Email: kevin.stone@canada.ca
or:
Julie Simon, Data Production and Development Officer
Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade Division, Economic Statistics Field
Statistics Canada
Telephone: (613) 951-9120 Email: julie.simon@canada.ca