Uzbekistan took the 5th place in the world in terms of uranium production

In 2021, the list of the countries leading the world in terms of uranium production was announced. Uzbekistan was ranked 5th in this rating.

Last year, the volume of uranium produced in the republic was 3.5 thousand tons. This indicator has not changed since 2020.

After Uzbekistan, Russia (2635 tons), Nigeria (2248 tons) and China (1885 tons) are ranked.

Kazakhstan is on the first place of the list. In 2021, 19,500 tons of uranium were produced in the country. This is 45% of the uranium produced in the whole world.

Namibia is in second place (5753 tons), Canada is in third place (4694 tons), and Australia is in fourth place (4192 tons).