Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan to 2020

Kazakhstan had the world’s ninth-largest proven reserves of gold at the end of 2014 with 500 tonnes (t). The majority of gold and silver reserves are found in East Kazakhstan. The mining industry is of vital importance to the country’s economy, and accounted for 19% of its GDP and 16% of its total exports by value in 2014.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Kazakh precious metals (gold and silver) mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.

It also provides information about reserves, also by grade, region and producing companies, the historic and forecast data on Kazakh gold and silver production, historic and forecast production by selected gold and silver mines, gold silver prices, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development gold and silver projects.

Reasons to buy

Gain an understanding of Kazakh precious metals mining industry, its reserves and also by region, selected mines and major producing companies, historic and forecast precious metals (gold and silver) production, production by selected mines and gold and silver prices, demand driver, active, exploration and development gold and silver projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Companies mentioned

Glencore Plc

KAZ Minerals Plc

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Gold Mining in Kazakhstan – Reserves and Production

2.1 Reserves by Geographic Region and Grade

2.1.1 Reserves by Major Producing Companies

2.2 Historic and Forecast Production

2.2.1 Historic and forecast production by selected gold mines

2.3 Active Mines

2.4 Exploration and Development Projects

2.5 Demand Drivers

2.5.1 Demand from the domestic market

3 Silver Mining in Kazakhstan – Reserves and Production

3.1 Reserves by Ore type and Grade for Selected Mines

3.2 Historic and Forecast Production

3.2.1 Historic and forecast production by selected silver mines

3.3 Active Mines

3.4 Exploration and Development Projects

3.5 Demand Drivers

3.5.1 Demand from export market and end use sectors

4 Major Precious Metals Producers in Kazakhstan

4.1 Glencore Plc

4.2 KAZ Minerals Plc

5 Fiscal Regime

5.1 The Kazakh Mining Industry – Governing Bodies

5.1.1 Ministry of Industry and New Technology

5.1.2 Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

5.1.3 Ministry of Environment Protection

5.2 The Kazakh Mining Industry – Governing Laws

5.2.1 Law of Subsoil and Subsoil Use

5.2.2 Law on Atomic Energy Use

5.2.3 Law on Radiation Safety of Population

5.3 The Kazakh Mining Industry – Ownership and Licensing Methods

5.3.1 Mining Ownership

5.3.2 Licensing Type

5.3.3 Duration and Area

5.4 The Kazakh Mining Industry – Mining Rights and Obligations

5.4.1 Rights

5.4.2 Obligations

5.5 The Kazakh Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms

5.5.1 Upfront Payments and Taxes on Subsurface Usage

5.5.2 Corporate income tax

5.5.3 Capital gains tax

5.5.4 Land tax

5.5.5 Social (Payroll) Tax

5.5.6 Vehicle tax

5.5.7 Deductions

5.5.8 Depreciation

5.5.9 Loss carry forward

5.5.10 Withholding taxes

5.5.11 Value added tax (VAT)

6 Appendix

6.1 Abbreviations

6.2 Bibliography

6.3 Secondary Research

6.4 Primary Research

6.5 Contact GlobalData

6.6 About GlobalData

6.7 GlobalData’s Services

6.8 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Main Gold Deposits by Region, 2014

Table 2: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production (Thousand Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 3: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production by Selected Mines (Thousand Ounces), 2010–2020

Table 4: Gold Mining in Kazakhstan – Active Mines, 2015

Table 5: Gold Mining in Kazakhstan – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 6: Gold Mining in Kazakhstan – Development Projects, 2015

Table 7: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Official Gold Holdings at National Bank of Kazakhstan (Million Ounces), 2012-2014

Table 8: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Official Gold Holdings at National Bank of Kazakhstan (Million Ounces), 2015*

Table 9: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Silver Reserves and Grade for Selected Mines, 2015

Table 10: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production (Thousand Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 11: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production by Selected Mines (Thousand Ounces), 2008–2020

Table 12: Silver Mining in Kazakhstan – Active Projects, 2015

Table 13: Silver Mining in Kazakhstan – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 14: Silver Mining in Kazakhstan – Development Projects, 2015

Table 15: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Comparative Analysis of Key Producers, 2015

Table 16: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Glencore Plc Projects, 2015

Table 17: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – KAZ Minerals Plc Projects, 2015

Table 18: The Mining Industry in Kazakhstan – Excess Profit Tax Rates (%), 2015

Table 19: The Mining Industry in Kazakhstan – Transportation Tax Rates (%), 2015

Table 20: The Mining Industry in Kazakhstan – Depreciation Groups and Rates (%), 2015

Table 21: The Mining Industry in Kazakhstan – Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2015

List of Figures

Figure 1: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Location of Key Gold Deposits in Kazakhstan

Figure 2: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Reserves* by Gold Mine Producers (%), 2014

Figure 3: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production (Thousand Ounces) vs. Global Prices (US$/ounce), 2000–2020

Figure 4: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Estimated Share of Gold Produced by Key Companies (%), 2014

Figure 5: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production by Selected Mines, (Thousand Ounces), 2010–2020

Figure 6: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production (Thousand Ounces) vs. Global Silver Prices (US$/tonne), 2000–2020

Figure 7: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Estimated Share of Silver Produced by Key Companies (%), 2014

Figure 8: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production by Selected Mines (Thousand Ounces), 2008–2020

Figure 9: Precious Metals Mining in Kazakhstan – Global Demand by End-Use Sector (%), 2014

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