KazAtomProm announces Q2 uranium production output 22 июля 2013, 15:19
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In April-June 2013 Kazakhstan produced a total of 5.59 thousand tons of uranium, 9% up against the like period of 2012, KazAtomProm National Nuclear Company’s Press Service reports.
The share of KazAtomProm in the production output figure for the Q2 stands at 3.103 thousand tons, 7% up against the like period of 2012.
Tengrinews.kz reported earlier, citing KazAtomProm’s Press Service, that Kazakhstan retains its title of the uranium production leader as it supplies about 37% of uranium to global markets. The global market’s capacity is estimated at 55 700 tons. The uranium production output in Kazakhstan made up 20 900 tons in 2012. In 2011 the country’s share in global uranium supplies stood at 35%.
KazAtomProm, including its stakes in other companies, produced a total of 11 900 tons in 2012 (over 20% of global production). In 2011 the Company produced 11 079 tons.