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Kazakhstan to Raise Uranium Output to 21,346 Tons Next Year

December 14, 2011

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Kazakhstan plans to increase uranium production to 21,346 metric tons next year, said Kazatomprom, the state nuclear company.

Kazatomprom’s net income is expected to rise to 77 billion tenge ($520 million) this year, the Astana-based company said in a statement e-mailed today.

The central Asian nation plans to raise output to 19,900 tons this year, the company said in September.

--Editors: John Deane, Alastair Reed

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