Some 1,395 kilograms of gold were extracted in Azerbaijan in January-May, up by 9.8% YoY, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee reported.
Silver production in Azerbaijan increased by 18.1%. According to the statistics, the total volume of the extracted silver and concentrates reached 1,364 kilograms.
Some 805 tons of copper ore and concentrates (+44.9%) were extracted in January-May 2019.
As of June 1, finished copper ore stocks reached 552.2 tons, gold ore – 219 kilograms, and silver ore – 590.4 kilograms.
Two companies are operating in the sphere of extraction of precious metals in Azerbaijan – Anglo Asian Mining and AzerGold state company. (Trend/Ukrainian metal)