Raw and Synthetic Materials of Major Powers (1938)

 

World output (%) British Empire U.S.A. U.S.S.R. Germany
Bauxite 15.6 7.7 6.1 2.3
Antimony Ore 2.1 1.6 - 4.1
Chrome Ore 37.6 3.6 17.3 -
Copper Ore 29.8 25.1 4.8 1.5
Iron Ore 12.9 20.2 19.5 6.1
Lead Ore 35.9 18.7 3.9 5.6
Magnesite 7.4 16.1 - 42.6
Manganese Ore 36.1 0.8 41.3 8.3
Molybdenum Ore 0.2 92.4 - -
Nickel Ore 87.9 0.4 2.3 -
Tin Ore 39.2 - - 0.2
Tungsten Ore 25.2 7.8 - -
Zinc Ore 29.0 25.1 3.7 11.9
Coal 24.8 29.0 10.9 16.4
Crude petroleum 2.4 60.3 10.6 0.2
Phosphates 9.1 26.8 15.8 -
Potash 0.1 9.6 4.1 62.2
Pyrites 8.9 5.4 NA 4.2
Sulphur - 78.5 - -
Mercury - 11.9 5.2 1.9
Vanadium Ore 34.8 27.3 - -
Cotton (ginned) 17.0 41.7 13.5 -
Rubber 51.9 - - -
Silk (raw) 0.1 - 3.6 -
Wool 45.7 11.5 7.6 1.2
Cobalt Ore 45.0 - - -
Titanium 72.0 1.1 - -

 

Source: I.C.B. Dear & M.R.D. Foot, The Oxford Companion to World War II.