Kazakhstan holds leadership in uranium exports

Kazakhstan topped the world ranking of natural uranium suppliers. The country accounted for almost 34 percent of exports of this raw material, or over US$1 billion. The top five also includes Canada, Namibia, Niger and the US. Overall, export of natural uranium amounted to US$3.2 billion in 2021. This is almost 4 percent more than a year earlier. In Kazakhstan, the supply of enriched uranium increased by US$406 million. As a result, the share of the country reached 14.3 percent.


Translation and editing by Galiya Khassenkhanova