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Yakutia produces 50 tons of gold in 2023

16 january 2024

Gold mining companies in the Republic of Yakutia increased gold production to 50 tons in 2023, as was reported by the Prime agency with reference to the Minister of Industry and Geology of the Republic Maxim Tereshchenko.

“For the first time in modern history, Yakutia is in second place in Russia in terms of gold mining; number one in the Far East,” the minister said in his channel on the Telegram social network.

For the first time, Yakutia entered the top three leading regions of the country in terms of gold production in 2019 after the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Magadan Region, when the republic produced 38.7 tons of gold.

There are 794 gold deposits in Yakutia. The largest gold miners in Yakutia are the Nordgold holding and Polymetal, JSC Polyus Aldan, and the enterprises of PJSC Seligdar.

It was previously reported that in 2022, 46 tons of gold were mined in Yakutia.

Theodor Lisovoy, Editor in Chief of the European bureau, Rough&Polished