According to GlobalData, Kazakhstan is the world’s largest producer of uranium, with output of 21,978Tonnes in 2022, up by 0.73% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Kazakhstan decreased by a CAGR of 1.65% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 0.14% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Uranium Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Kazakhstan accounts for 42% of global production, with the other largest producers being Canada (15%), Namibia (11%), Australia (10%) and Uzbekistan (7%).
Leading producers of uranium in Kazakhstan are Kazatomprom and Orano. Kazatomprom's output was 11.86kt in 2021, up by 10% on 2020. Orano produced 1.45kt, flat growth of 0% on the previous year.
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