In January, Russia produced 19.92 tons of gold, up by 13.9% YoY.
The share of by-product gold amounted to 1.49 tons, up by 23.1%, and secondary gold – 2.31 tons, up by 2.7%. The rest was extracted gold (16.12 tons).
Traditionally, the Far Eastern Federal District provides for over 50% of extracted gold. In January, Amur region demonstrated the highest increase in the output – 66.7%, to 2.6 tons.
Magadan region extracted 1.94 tons of gold, and Chukotka Autonomous District – 1.57 tons, up by 33.8%.
The greatest fall was witnessed in the Sakhalin region (44.6%), Kamchatka (21.5%) and Khabarovsk region (18.3%). (Ukrainian metal)