Khewra Salt Mines are the 2nd largest Rock Salt Mines in the world with estimated total of 220 million tones of rock salt deposits. Today, Khewra Salt Mines produce around 325,000 tons salt per annum. Out of this production, around 220,000 to 240,000 tones is supplied to Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Soda Ash Khewra, which was established in 1938. Rock Salt is also supplied to Ittehad Chemicals Ltd. Kala Shah Kaku and a number of other industries. Selected quality Rock Salt is supplied to dealers for animal and human consumption. A reasonable quantity of salt is also exported to many countries including India. Decoration pieces like lamps, vases, ashtrays etc. are also made and exported from Khewra Rock Salt.