Consumption of Chromium (metals)

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Apparent consumption of Chromium - Metals expressed in tonnes.

Apparent consumption is calculated as Production + Imports - Exports for each country in the ERA.

Chromium is used in the metallurgical industry, refractories and foundries, pigments, chemicals and also emerging technologies such as seawater desalination. 1

Original data

Unit for original data: 
Tonnes (metric) of production, imports and exports
Date of extraction: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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