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[14.05.24] Kyrgyzstan boosts gold production 24% in 4 months

Kyrgyzstan boosted gold production 24% year-on-year from 6.2635 tons to 7.768 tons in January-April as operations at the big Kumtor mine gathered pace, Asek Balabekov, aide to the head of the state-owned mining concern Kyrgyzaltyn, told Interfax.
 
Kyrgyzaltyn itself produced 460.2 kg and the Canadian -Kyrgyz Kumtor Gold Company 7.308 tons of gold.
 
Balakbekov said Kyrgyzstan would produce 20,438 tons of gold in 2004 as a whole.
 
Interfax, May 14, 2005

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