Peru the fifth largest producer of gold
Adam Pike, News Editor
30 Apr 2014, 10:29 a.m.
According to the National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy (SNMPE), Peru was the world’s fifth largest gold producer in 2013. The report published in Andina confirmed that over 60% of Peru’s gold was produced in the La Libertad and Cajamarca regions with the majority exported to Switzerland and North America
According to SNMPE President, Eva Arias, gold production is expected to grow by 1% in 2014 and is now the country’s second largest export product.