What is the largest producer or mercury?



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    Country-wise, Spain has been the leading producer of mercury in the world. China may have pull ahead in recent years, however.

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    In 2005 it was known that China was the highest producer of Mercury. China was followed by Kyrgyzstan. China produced almost two-thirds global share. It is also known, however, that many countries may be in possession of unrecorded productions of Mercury.

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    Spain and the European Union have ceased mining mercury in 2003 because of its toxicity problems, and China has indeed become the main producer, with about 70% of world production.

    If the questioner refers to anthropogenic polluting sources, then mercury from coal-fired power plants generating electricity is the largest source in the US for mercury released to the atmosphere.

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