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Infographic: World’s Highest Gold Producing Countries

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An infographic showing Australia was the world’s second largest gold producing country in 2012 at 250 metric tons, some way behind China at 370 metric tons. [From graphs.net via Mining.com].

Chinese output continues to rise: some 270.167 tonnes were produced there between January to August 2013, an increase of 8.2% according to reports citing China Gold Association.

First quarter production in Australia fell 5% from the previous year, but experienced a revival in the three months ended June 30. Output was 67 tonnes, 3 tonnes up from the same period a year ago, according to Surbiton Associates on Reuters.

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