World Salt Production
The latest USGS figures for 2006 are in and for the first time, the production and salt in China (48 million MT) has exceeded production in the US (46 million MT). As is readily apparent from the figures published on the Salt Institute World Salt Production Webpage , China has shown largest growth during the last 15 years, doubling its output from 24 - 48 million metric tons. Very significant production gains have also been experienced in India and Australia. Where will the next decade take us?