Silver futures and options contracts are used by mining companies, fabricators of finished products, and users of silver-content industrial materials to manage their price risk. As a precious metal, silver also plays a role in investment portfolios. The largest industrial users of silver are the photographic, jewelry, and electronic industries. The biggest producer of silver are: Mexico, Peru and China followed by Australia, Chile, Bolivia, United States, Poland and Russia. This page provides - Silver - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Silver - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.