In January-March, Russia produced 61.464 tons of gold, up by 13.3% YoY.
The Gold Miners’ Union has increased its output forecast for 2019 to 340 tons, up by 3.1%, including 306 tons (+3.6%) of primary gold.
Earlier it was expected to obtain 300 tons of primary gold.
At the same time, silver output in Q1 decreased by 9.5%, to 351.67 tons. The output forecast for the year is 1600 tons, down by 5.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)