Copper is offering renewable energy opportunities in minerals-rich Kazakhstan despite political turmoil

Arab News | Jan 7, 2022 at 12:18 AM
  • Just as the country is on the cusp of exploiting a growing demand for the copper reserves it has below its surface.
  • The Central Asian republic, a country with a wealthy stock of minerals, boosted its copper production by a yearly 3.2 percent to 580,000 tons in 2020, or around 3 percent of global output.
  • Moreover, Kazakhstan has 12 percent of the world’s uranium resources and produced 43 percent of the metal’s global output in 2020.