Friday, January 28, 2005

China's gold output reaches record high

The Chinese mainland's gold output reached a record high of 212.35 tons last year, according to an industry organization.

The figure was up 11.75 tons, or 5.86 per cent year-on-year, said the China Gold Association.

"The record high mainly resulted from production increases at domestic gold mines boosted by high gold prices," said Wang Yanpin, an official from the association.

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Source: By Gong Zhengzheng (China Daily)

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