Russia was the world's 4th biggest gold producer in 2011. [hudong.com]
Mine Production 2010: 192 tonnes
Russia was the world's 4th biggest gold producer in 2011. The country produced 200 tonnes of gold in 2011, a 4.2 percent increase compared to 2010. It boasts about 7,000 tonnes of explored gold reserves, ranking it 2nd in the world in this respect. The country's gold deposits are largely concentrated in Siberia and the Far East. Its major gold mines include Kupol in Chukotka, Olympiada Mine in Krasnoyarsk, Voro Mine in Sverdlovsk, and Khakanja Mine in Khabarovsk. The Central Bank of Russia purchased more than 90 tonnes of gold in 2011.