Russian gold production up 13% beating expectations
Victoria Hewitt-Marsh, News Editor
11 Feb 2014, 10:37 a.m.
Russian gold production increased by 12.8% in 2013 according to the Gold Industrialists Union. In total 254 tonnes was produced which included output from mines, refined scrap and gold as a by-product of other metals.
Mine production increased by 8.2% to 214 tonnes.
The Gold Industrialists Union had previously forecasted total Russian gold production for 2013 would be 240 tonnes.