Australia, Kazakhstan and Canada possess more than 50% of the world’s uranium deposits. Kazakhstan has the second largest uranium deposits after Australia.
Uzbekistan is a large producer of oil and oil products in Central Asia. The supplies, however, no longer meet the demand for oil products in the country.
Kazakhstan is rich for natural resources, especially crude oil. It possesses 30 thousand million barrels, which places it in the top 15 in the world’s ranking.
Iran is the fourth oil-rich country (157 billion barrels of proven oil reserves) and the first natural gas-rich country (33.8 trillion cubic meters of proven natural gas reserves) in the world.