Kazakhstan is a major rare metal source. The land holds sizeable amounts of tungsten and molybdenum. There are prospects of establishing own mineral portfolio of tantalum, niobium, rare earths. Compound mineral deposits are valued for not only their primary components, but a large number of rare and dispersed elements, accompanied mining of which is possible through complex ore processing.
Kazakhstan’s most valued prospects are
Today, Kazakhstan’s own demand for these minerals are very small. This is why the primary objective set before the development of inactive tungsten and molybdenum deposits consists in finding the outlet market for the metals and their concentrates. Provided that strategic