European Commission reported that the variable climbed greatly by 36.75% in 2016. Minerals production sharply grew from 527 058 thousand kilograms in 2015 to 720 749 thousand kilograms previous year, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it increased by 10.15%. Finland saw a decline of 14.82% in minerals production during the last 9 years. As well as it has shown a 0.06 percent compound average annual growth rate over the five years with a modest overall decrease since the 2008. It averaged 594 112.56 thousand kilograms from 2008 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 846 099 thousand kilograms in 2008 and record low of 475 849 thousand kilograms in 2013.