Molybdenum (mine) production reached 400 tonnes in 2008 in Kazakhstan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 20.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, molybdenum (mine) production in Kazakhstan reached an all time high of 700 tonnes in 1992 and an all time low of 44.0 tonnes in 1996. When compared to Kazakhstan's main peers, molybdenum (mine) production in China amounted to 81,000 tonnes and 4,061 tonnes in Russia in 2008.
Kazakhstan has been ranked 12th within the group of 13 countries we follow in terms of molybdenum (mine) production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.