Afghanistan Opens Up to Gold Miners

- December 8th, 2011

IBTimes reported that Afghanistan is issuing tenders on gold properties in an effort to reduce dependence on international aid.

IBTimes reported that Afghanistan is issuing tenders on gold properties in an effort to reduce dependence on international aid.

As quoted in the market news:

The deposits opened up for bidding are in four regions, which combined have an extension of 2,000 km². The US Department of Defense estimates that Afghanistan’s reserves of iron ore, copper and gold are worth $1 trillion.

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