In January-June, Russia produced 141.422 tons of gold (extracted, mined and received from scrap and waste processing as well as in concentrate), down by 3.5% YoY.
Overall primary gold output (from mineral materials) dropped by 5.34%, to 125.942 tons. In particular, extracted gold output decreased by 3.2%, to 112.612 tons, by-products manufacture – by 10.36%, to 7.416 tons, and gold in concentrate – by 29.5%, to 5.914 tons. At the same time scrap processing grew by 15.8%, to 15.48 tons.
Primary silver production fell by 9.5%, to 575.33 tons. (Ukrainian metal)