Extraction and manufacturing forms the largest single component of Kazakhstan's economy.
Kazakhstan is famous for its uncalculated mineral wealth. The scientists of the leading
countries consider Kazakhstan to be on the six place in world, though this advantage is not
used effectively. The cost of the investigated depths is 10 trillion US dollars.
Kazakhstan has enormous rich natural resources. In short, 99 elements among 110 elements of
the Mendeleev periodic system are found in the depths of Kazakhstan.
For the present time 60 elements are extracted and used.
Kazakhstan is one of the richest countries in oil, gas, titanium, magnesium, tin,
uranium, gold and other non-ferrous metals turnings.
Now, Kazakhstan is one of the outstanding
producers of tungsten and holds the first place in the world, the second place in
phosphorous ores, the fourth - in lead and molybdenum, the eighth in iron ore turnings
tons) after Brasil, Australia, Canada, USA, India, Russia and Ukraine.
In addition Kazakhstan is a major producer fnd exporter of agricultural products-primarily
grain, wool and meat.
It has a network of oil and gas pipelines, railways and motorways, and modern
telecommunications and aviation.
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