In January-June Russia extracted 142.223 tons of gold, up by 11.41% YoY.
The growth is due to the Natalkinskiy Mining and Processing Works in Magadan region reaching its design capacity.
Petropavlovsk has commissioned its autoclave manufacture and until the end of the year intends to get 15.5 tons of gold.
Russia is expected to produce 340 tons of gold this year, up by 3.1%.
Silver output in H1 dropped by 6.57%, to 723.39 tons. This year output will likely drop by 5.3%, to 1600 tons. (Ukrainian metal)