ASM = Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining; All figures in metric tonnes.
CountryASM_PresenceMin ASM MercuryMax ASM MercuryMean ASM MercuryYearChlor-alk PlantsYearMercury ExportedYearMercury ImportedYearGold ExportedYearGold ImportedYear
Afghanistan 0.0000.0000.0002010          
Albania 0.0000.0000.0002010120100.00420120.00520120.00420120.0052012
Algeria 0.0000.0000.0002010220105.41620110.07820130.01620113.3612013
American Samoa 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Andorra 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.02120040.35720040.02120040.3572004
AngolaPPa + AGC + ICGLR (2013)0.0501.0000.500201012010        
Anguilla 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Antigua and Barbuda 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00820070.02120120.00820070.0212012
Argentina 0.0000.0000.000201042010188.176201202012238.03620120.1262012
Armenia 0.0000.0000.0002010020102.3320121.37720122.74720133.8422013
Aruba 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.68120120.01120120.68120120.0112012
AustraliaAPLA (2010)0.0000.0000.0002010020100.325201233.7492012317.0032012144.8462012
Austria 0.0000.0000.000201002010020120.294201221.26201248.5732012
Azerbaijan?0.0500.5000.300201012010  0.0152012  0.0152012
Bahamas 0.0000.0000.0002010020103.03220100.00720123.03220100.6552012
Bahrain 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00820070.00320110.00820070.0062011
Bangladesh 0.0000.0000.000201012010  30.12007  0.72007
Barbados 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.05220120.00420120.05220120.0042012
Belarus 0.0000.0000.0002010020102.08920100.05420130.00320010.0072001
Belgium 0.0000.0000.0002010320108.9820120.505201242.623201234.0482012
Belize 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.02220120.2120120.02220120.212012
BeninYager et al (2002)0.0500.5000.3002010020100.53620060.20520070.53620060.0012001
Bhutan 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0182011  0.0012009
BoliviaGraham (2002); Hentschel et al. (2002); Telmer and Persaud (2012); Gov of Bolivia (2012)85.000150.000120.0002010020101.686201215.83720121.68620120.9662012
Bosnia Herzegovina 0.0000.0000.0002010320100.10520120.00720132.75720130.012013
BotswanaMadawo (2007)0.5001.0000.8002010020101.55720120.00820121.55720120.0212012
BrazilBlore (2007); Veiga (1997)30.00060.00045.0002010420102.415201336.152201361.83520130.672013
Brunei Darussalam 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0022012020120.00220120.0622012
Bulgaria 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.05920120.00320121.05920120.3482012
Burkina FasoTelmer and Stapper (2011); Hiyate (2008); Saywell (2008); ILO (1999)28.00052.70035.10020100201040.94420113.016201140.94420110.1722011
BurundiCumming (1997) ; Priester and Hentschel (1992)0.0500.5000.3002010020102.13520120.00720122.13520120.0182012
CambodiaSotham (2001)5.00010.0007.5002010020100.47720122.02320120.47720122.0232012
Cameroon?0.0500.5000.3002010020100.18420120.01220120.18420120.0112012
CanadaBasque (1991)0.0000.0000.00020100201029.11420130.6252013355.372013402.1012013
Cape Verde 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00220050.0032012  0.0032012
Central African Rep.PRADD (2012)0.0500.5000.30020100201020.87520114.312200620.87520114.3122006
ChadMobbs (1996)0.0500.5000.300201002010  0.0021995  01995
ChileCastro and Sanchez (2003)3.0005.0004.00020100201021.55620132.231201334.557201324.8042013
ChinaSaywell (2007); Gunson and Veiga (2004)237.000652.000444.5002010320100.0320040.85320110.563199876.2391998
China, Hong Kong SAR 0.0000.0000.000201002010489.4282012347.78820121575.962012962.1742012
ColombiaHarris (2006); Lacerda (2003); Veiga 2011; Gov of Colombia (2012)100.000200.000180.00020101201076.5842012101.372201276.58420120.0362012
Comoros 0.0000.0000.000201002010  02006  02006
CongoICGLR PPa (2013)0.0500.5000.300201002010        
Cook Isds 0.0000.0000.000201002010020050.0022007020050.0012011
Costa RicaNorthern Miner (1998, v 84, no. 17); Veiga (1997)0.0500.5000.30020100201032.61920120.045201232.619201255.4522012
Cote DivoireMobbs (1998); Baro (2013) Bali (2012) AGC/SAICM (2013)1.00010.0003.000201002010        
Croatia 0.0000.0000.0002010220100.0292012020126.04620120.0112012
Cuba 0.0000.0000.0002010120100.21520037.46120060.21520030.0782006
Cyprus 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.60320120.02320121.60320120.0252012
Czech Rep. 0.0000.0000.0002010220100.18220133.8201391.46420137.0052013
Democratic Republic of the Congopers. comm (2010); World Bank, 2008; K. Hayes, 20080.00030.00015.0002010          
Denmark 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.84320120.01920121.55620121.9892012
Dominica 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0012012  0.0032003
Dominican Rep.Veiga (1997)0.0500.5000.30020100201022.65420120201222.654201202012
EcuadorGMP Phase II Prep (UNIDO, 2010); Robertson (2006); Betancourt et al (2005)15.00060.00050.00020100201049.47420124.489201249.47420120.0112010
EgyptGov Egypt (2013)0.0500.5000.30020100201029.16320122.305201229.16320121.9922012
El Salvador 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.2920120.27920130.00320130.0012013
Eritrea 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Estonia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00120120.00320133.2720133.3412013
EthiopiaLabonne (2002)0.0500.5000.3002010020104.15120120.00720124.15120120.0032012
Faeroe Isds 0.0000.0000.000201002010  02009  0.0052009
Fiji 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.63520120.05420121.63520122.62012
Finland 0.0000.0000.0002010120102842.4920120.03620122842.4920121359.5532012
France 0.0000.0000.0002010620101.09220130.181201341.11201326.7492013
French GuianaFréry et al (2001)5.00010.0007.5002010020102.25319951.59319952.2531995  
French Polynesia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.06520120.00220120.07420130.0842013
GabonNorthern Miner (2003, v. 89, no. 40); Priester and Hentschel (1992)0.0500.5000.3002010020100.00120030.00820080.0012003  
GambiaDolley (1996)0.0500.5000.3002010020100.62011020090.6201102008
Georgia 0.0000.0000.0002010020103.86420120.00220134.28720130.0022013
Germany 0.0000.0000.000201092010107.654201252.4692012212.8792012133.8882012
GhanaGhana Minerals Comission, (2010); Northern Miner (2007, v. 93, no. 39); Babut et al (2003)50.000120.00070.000201002010223.954201212.3352012223.95420120.3532012
Greece 0.0000.0000.0002010120100.02520127.40420121.42620120.3462012
Greenland 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.28320120.00420120.28320120.0042012
Grenada 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.1152009  0.1152009
Guadeloupe 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0119951.31219950.0119950.0181995
GuatemalaUNEP (2005)1.0002.0001.5002010020100.36320130.0820130.05120120.1072013
GuineaLabonne (2002); USAID, AGC (2013)0.5002.0001.00020100201010293.39420080.002199910293.3942008  
Guinea-BissauDolley (1996); Bermudez-Lugo (2002)0.0500.5000.300201002010        
GuyanaCouture and Lambert, (2003)10.00020.00015.00020100201012.2412012100.38201212.24120120.0232011
Haiti 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
HondurasAttenborough (1999); Veiga (1997) 0.0500.5000.3002010020103.37420120.00320123.37420120.0112012
Hungary 0.0000.0000.0002010120106.420126.220122.52920121.5872012
Iceland 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00420120.0120130.00120130.1332013
IndiaDuval (2004); Siddaiah (2001)1.0002.0001.500201010201050.2962012122.987201246.2522012983.1692012
IndonesiaCastilhos et al (2006); Telmer, 2009; YTS, 2010150.000200.000175.0002010520106.97820131.32201341.083201310.1592013
Iran?0.0500.5000.3002010420102.45201142.2772011  02011
Iraq 0.0000.0000.000201022010        
Ireland 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.89520120.06920130.19220133.8122013
Israel 0.0000.0000.0002010220100.1272012020120.127201202012
Italy 0.0000.0000.00020105201012.70620124.2472012257.4842012195.2522012
Jamaica 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.32620120.00820100.32620120.0112010
Japan 0.0000.0000.00020100201072.8420130.0022013127.66201327.6662013
Jordan 0.0000.0000.0002010020103.20920120.87720123.20920120.8772012
Kazakhstan?0.0500.5000.3002010020103.620120.361201220.94820120.0252012
KenyaYager et al (2002)5.00010.0007.5002010020105.255201014.07820103.43320100.0132010
Kiribati 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Kuwait 0.0000.0000.0002010020101220090.00320081220097701.5392008
KyrgyzstanAppel et al (2003)5.00010.0007.50020100201010.43120120.35201210.43120120.352012
Lao Peoples Democratic RepublicBoungnaphalom (2003)0.5002.0001.300201002010        
Latvia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.8520120.31120120.8520120.3112012
Lebanon 0.0000.0000.00020100201030.0220120.05201213.502201319.5452013
LesothoCoakley (2002)0.0500.5000.300201002010  02008  02008
LiberiaDLI (2003)0.0500.5000.300201002010        
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0.0000.0000.000201012010        
Lithuania 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.02720120.00220120.02720120.0942012
Luxembourg 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.00120130.00520139.832201335.7682013
MadagascarRajaobelina (2003)1.0002.0001.50020100201031.41920090.001201231.419200902012
MalawiDreschler (2001)0.0500.5000.300201002010  02008  0.0042003
MalaysiaPriester and Hentschel (1992)2.0005.0003.5002010020104.12120137.56820135.305201367.2462013
Maldives 0.0000.0000.000201002010  02012  02012
MaliAbdoulaye Pona, Commissioner of Mines (2011); Daniel Stapper, AGC (2011) Northern Miner (2008, v93., no. 47; no. 50); MMSD (2002)10.00030.00020.00020100201044.92920120.008201044.92920120.0932010
Malta 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.32120123.21220120.32120123.2122012
Martinique 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0119940.02219950.0119940.1031995
MauritaniaMbendi (2004)0.0500.5000.3002010020106.32620120.00220126.32620120.0022012
Mauritius 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.00120120.00220121.42820130.7392013
Mayotte 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.2322009  0.0052009
MexicoGraham (2003); Veiga (1997)5.00010.0007.500201022010261.851201226.5942012419.446201241.4332012
MongoliaGrayson (2007)8.00015.00011.50020100201011.57620070.006200711.57620070.0062007
Montserrat 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0032005  0.0032005
Morocco 0.0000.0000.0002010120103.62320122.6920123.62320120.0092012
MozambiqueSpiegel et al (2006)3.0005.0004.0002010020102.80620120.01820122.806201202009
Myanmar 0.0000.0000.000201012010  34.422010    
Namibia 0.0000.0000.0002010020103.04520121.48120123.04520120.142012
Nepal 0.0000.0000.0002010020105.59220095.10720115.59220095.1072011
Netherlands 0.0000.0000.00020101201067.2632012154.983201237.629201235.0272012
New Caledonia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.03720120.14820120.03720120.0692012
New Zealand?0.0000.0000.0002010020100.23620130.01201312.37620131.6072013
NicaraguaAttenborough (1999); Rosario and Ault (1997)1.0002.0001.50020100201013.52820124.126201213.52820120.0092012
NigerAlfa (2000)0.0500.5000.3002010020101.92920100.03720121.84620110.5842011
NigeriaVaccaro (2006); Priester and Hentschel (1992); Telmer, 201110.00030.00020.000201002010  0.7892012  0.852011
Niue 0.0000.0000.0002010          
North Korea 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Norway 0.0000.0000.0002010020108.49820120.01120128.49820121.32012
Occ. Palestinian Terr. 0.0000.0000.000201002010    0.09201002011
Oman 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.21720120.00220120.2172012162012
PakistanKhan et al. (2012)0.1500.4500.30020102201051.920082.9422012  3.7152012
PanamaAttenborough (1999)1.0002.0001.50020100201082.4122011109.18720113.2620110.9882011
Papua New GuineaCrispin (2003); PNG Dept. Env. and Conser. (2010)6.0008.0007.0002010020100.00520120.81120120.005201202012
Paraguay 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.71720126.78420134.19820130.0012012
PeruBrooks et al (2006); field visit (2010); pers. comm (2010)20.000100.00070.00020104201016.5692012111.0452012308.46520120.162012
PhilippinesIsrael and Asirot (2000); SAICM, 201050.00090.00070.00020102201067.93820125.743201267.938201217.0832012
Poland 0.0000.0000.00020103201013.049201213.578201213.04920122.5782012
Portugal 0.0000.0000.00020100201025.63120120.021201311.38320131.4862013
Qatar 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.06620111256588.13520120.06620111256588.1352012
Rep. of Korea 0.0000.0000.0002010220100.74920132.086201333.934201331.042013
Rep. of Moldova 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.06720120.05220120.06720120.0522012
Réunion 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Romania 0.0000.0000.0002010220106.4320124.22320121.22220060.4352006
Russian FederationStepanov and Yusupov (2001)7.00015.00011.0002010320102.589201243.649201294.11320122.2712012
RwandaPriester and Hentschel (1992)0.0500.5000.3002010020100.00720100.00220120.00720100.6062011
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0062011  0.0062011
Saint Lucia 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0052006  0.0672006
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.35819940.01320100.35819940.0132010
Samoa 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0012012    
Sao Tome and Principe 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0012004  0.0012004
Saudi Arabia 0.0000.0000.00020100201013271.394201136.606201113990.826201242.4732012
SenegalSavornin et al (2007); Persaud and Telmer (2013)7.91014.69011.3002010020107.89220120.03120127.89220120.0312012
Serbia 0.0000.0000.0002010420100.14120120.00120120.14120120.0052012
Serbia and Montenegro 0.0000.0000.00020100201065.27220041.40820040.01520040.032004
Seychelles 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0732008  0.0732008
Sierra LeoneThonae (2004); Estelle Levin Ltd (2013)0.0501.0000.500201002010  0.0242002    
Singapore 0.0000.0000.000201002010478.3152012608.884201284.874201244.5342012
Slovakia 0.0000.0000.0002010120100.21120133.1312013286.2482013166.4952013
Slovenia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.93120120.01720120.93120121.3732012
South AfricaBeales (2005); Mahlatsi and Guest (2003)5.00010.0007.5002010020102.318201332.2842013148.21720130.2852013
Spain 0.0000.0000.0002010820101008.955201370.32820133560.9632013104.0072013
Sri Lanka 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.25320120.49520120.25320123.2452012
SudanReuters (04.11.11) Abdelbagi Gailani Ahmed, Sudans Minerals Minister50.00070.00060.00020100201039444.0992012105.723201239444.09920120.0082012
SurinameHeemskerk (2003)5.00010.0007.5002010020100.10220114.39819950.2519960.1411995
Swaziland 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.01620070.40320070.016200720.962007
Sweden 0.0000.0000.0002010120101.0420131.077201315.51220131.472013
Switzerland 0.0000.0000.000201012010164.58520125.096201257.58201215.2042012
Taiwan 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
TajikistanDawson (1996)3.0005.0004.000201002010        
TFYR of Macedonia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0032012020120.003201202012
ThailandUmbangtalad et al. (2007)1.0002.0001.5002010020106.20820120.3832012370.9662012305.1372012
Timor-Leste 0.0000.0000.000201002010  02005  02005
TogoYager et al (2002)3.0005.0004.00020100201035.816201221.997201342.66201310.292011
Tonga 0.0000.0000.000201002010  02012  02012
Total 998.862176.841620.3 124 70342.963 1259187.217 80142.454 1271101.98 
Trinidad and Tobago 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.032010020100.0320101.6372010
Tunisia 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0520110.06120110.0520110.0472011
Turkey 0.0000.0000.0002010020101.24520131.49201371.9752013350.5622013
Turkmenistan 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Turks and Caicos Isds 0.0000.0000.000201002010  0.0112011  0.0112011
Tuvalu 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
UgandaWorld Bank (2003)0.5001.0000.8002010020100.32920120.04720120.32920120.0052011
Ukraine 0.0000.0000.00020101201017.45320127.10920120.44920127.1092012
United Arab Emirates 0.0000.0000.0002010220101.8820081.9632008344.6882008523.5862008
United Kingdom 0.0000.0000.0002010120102.76201221.037201249.4722012128.4852012
United Rep. of Tanzaniaeducated guess (Telmer, 2010 + ref)30.00060.00045.000201002010318.88520124.3442013139.69420131.632012
United StatesWeekend Prospector (2004)0.0000.0000.00020105201002008154.9952008812.1112008263.5682008
Uruguay 0.0000.0000.0002010120103.86620122.58820133.78320130.0042013
UzbekistanTrung (2001); Northern Miner (v. 83 no. 41, 1997)0.0500.5000.300201002010        
Vanuatu 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.0120110.00520110.0120110.0012007
VenezuelaVeiga et al (2005)10.00020.00015.0002010020100.24120110.11120110.24120110.1112011
Viet NamTrung (2001); Northern Miner (v. 83 no. 41, 1997)5.00010.0007.5002010020100.2952011020120201202012
Wallis and Futuna Isds 0.0000.0000.000201002010        
Western Sahara 0.0000.0000.0002010          
Yemen 0.0000.0000.0002010020100.09720122.35120120.09720122.3512012
ZambiaNyambe I., Mapani B. (2013)0.5002.0001.0002010020101.73420110.03420091.73420110.0342009
ZimbabweKambani (2003); Maponga. and Ngorima (2003)20.00030.00025.00020100201015.95220120.12120132323.4720130.0532012