Gold production in Kazakhstan in 2019 increase by 5%
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 18
By Fakhri Vakilov - Trend:
In January-February 2019, the volume of production of raw and semi-processed gold or in powder form was 14,315 kg in Kazakhstan, which is 5 percent more than in the corresponding period of 2018, Trend reports with reference to the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan.
In the reporting period, the volume of production of raw and semi-processed silver or in the form of powder amounted to 128,576 kg, which is 15.1 percent less than a year earlier.
In turn, the volume of production of untreated aluminum, aluminum oxide amounted to 253,676 tons (a decrease in production compared with January-February last year by 11.8 percent), unprocessed refined lead - 21,025 tons (-17.6 percent), unprocessed zinc - 52,027 tons (-4 percent) and unprocessed refined, unalloyed copper — 74,081 tons (+ 5.4 percent).
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