According to GlobalData, Niger is the world’s seventh-largest producer of uranium, with output of 2,193Tonnes in 2022, down by 2.45% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Niger decreased by a CAGR of 10.15% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 13% 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.

Niger accounts for 4% of global production, with the other largest producers being Kazakhstan (42%), Canada (15%), Namibia (11%) and Australia (10%).

Orano is one of the leading producers of uranium in Niger. Orano's output was 1.27kt in 2021, down by 19% on 2020.

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