According to GlobalData, Kazakhstan is the world’s twelfth-largest producer of lead, with output of 40kt in 2022, up by 0.33% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Kazakhstan decreased by a CAGR of 22.56% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 5% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Lead Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Kazakhstan accounts for 0.88% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (43%), Australia (10%), the US (7%) and Mexico (6%). Exports of lead from Kazakhstan remained flat by 0.33% to 18kt in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Kazakhstan’s lead exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 4% between 2022 and 2026, to 22kt by 2026.
Glencore is one of the leading producers of lead in Kazakhstan. Glencore's output was 15.24kt in 2021, down by 14% on 2020.
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