The world’s supply of uranium is more than adequate to meet projected requirements for the foreseeable future, regardless of the role that nuclear energy ultimately plays in meeting future electricity demand and global climate objectives. However, significant investment and technical expertise will be required to ensure these uranium resources can be brought into production in a timely manner, including from mines currently under care and maintenance.These are among the main findings of the latest edition of Uranium – Resources, Production and Demand, also known as the “Red Book”, a world reference jointly prepared every two years by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The 27th edition of the Red Book provides the most recent review of world uranium market fundamentals and presents a statistical profile of the world uranium industry, including data from 41 uranium producing and consuming countries.
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