South Africa Drops to Third Biggest Gold Producer

- February 15th, 2010

The 2009 gold production statistics reported that South Africa has dropped to third place in the table of the world’s leading gold producers.
The press release is quoted as saying:
Once the world’s biggest producer, by quite some way, South Africa saw its gold production fall a further 5% during the course of 2009. The nation produced […]

The 2009 gold production statistics reported that South Africa has dropped to third place in the table of the world’s leading gold producers.

The press release is quoted as saying:

Once the world’s biggest producer, by quite some way, South Africa saw its gold production fall a further 5% during the course of 2009. The nation produced a total of 222 tonnes during the year. South Africa remains the biggest producing nation on the African continent, however, by a massive margin. Ghana, the second biggest gold producer from the continent, produced just 80 tonnes.

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