Where Silver Comes From

Most mined silver comes from Latin America. Mexico is by far the largest supplier, producing 178.1 million ounces in 2020. Peru is next, with 109.7 million ounces of production, followed closely by China, whose output was 108.6 million ounces. The next group contributes less than 50 million ounces annually, with Chile, Australia, Russia, Poland, the […]