gold myb05 by T4nRGwP

VIEWS: 0 PAGES: 11

									Gold in 2005
This workbook includes an embedded Word document and eight tables (see tabs below).




 Gold in 2005.doc



This icon is linked to an embedded text document. Double-click on the icon to view the text document.
                                                                             TABLE 1
                                                                  SALIENT GOLD STATISTICS1

                                                                                        2001            2002             2003             2004             2005
United States:
 Production:
   Mine:
     Quantity                                                      kilograms        335,000          298,000          277,000           258,000          256,000
     Value                                                         thousands     $2,940,000       $2,980,000       $3,250,000        $3,400,000       $3,670,000
   Gold recovered by cyanidation:
     Extracted in vats, tanks, closed containers2                  kilograms         117,000          99,600           89,000            9,940               W
     Leached in open heaps or dumps3                                      do.        195,000         177,000          174,000          234,000          234,000
    Refinery:
     Concentrates and dore                                                do.        191,000         196,000          194,000          222,000          163,000
     Recycled materials (new and old scrap)                               do.         82,700          78,100           89,100           91,700           75,600
  Exports, refined                                                        do.        395,000         185,000          220,000          114,000          182,000
  Imports for consumption, refined                                        do.        161,000         172,000          152,000          139,000          105,000
  Net deliveries from foreign stocks in Federal Reserve Bank of
    New York                                                              do.        259,000          40,000           55,000             3,000               --
  Stocks, December 31:
   Industry4                                                              do.           3,670          3,490            3,590            1,080            2,040
   Gold exchange traded funds holdings, United States only        metric tons               --             --               --              95              285
   Commodity Exchange (COMEX)5                                     kilograms           38,000         63,900           97,100          180,000          211,000
   U.S. Department of the Treasury                                metric tons           8,120          8,140            8,140            8,140            8,140
   U.S. Gold Futures Trading6                                             do.          21,100         28,000           38,000           46,500           49,400
  Consumption:
   U.S. Department of the Treasury:7
     American Eagle gold coin                                       kilograms         10,700          12,500           16,200           15,100           15,100
     Other numismatic gold coins                                           do.           250             370              422               16               17
   In industry and the arts                                                do.       179,000         163,000          183,000          185,000          183,000
 Price, average8                                       dollars per troy ounce         272.22          311.33           364.80           410.52           446.20
 Employment, mine and mill only9                                                       9,500           7,600            7,300            7,550            7,910
World:
                                                                                                                                 r                r
 Production, mine                                                  kilograms       2,560,000       2,550,000        2,560,000         2,440,000        2,470,000
                          10
   Official bullion reserves                                      metric tons         33,000          32,200           31,800            31,400           30,800
r
  Revised. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data. -- Zero.
1
  Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits, except prices.
2
  May include small quantities recovered by gravity methods.
3
  May include tailings, waste-ore dumps, and previously mined ore at some inactive mines.
4
  Unfabricated refined gold held by refiners, fabricators, dealers, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
5
  Commodity Exchange (COMEX) Division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
6
  COMEX only.
7
  Fiscal year bullion disbursements to U.S. Mint coin programs. Fiscal year begins October 1 of year prior to year indicated.
8
  Engelhard Corp. industries quotation.
9
  Data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
10
   Held by central banks, governments, and international monetary organizations. Data from the International Monetary Fund.
                                       TABLE 2
      MINE PRODUCTION OF GOLD IN THE UNITED STATES, BY STATE1

                                      (Kilograms)

                       State                                   2004              2005
California                                                    3,260                 W
Nevada                                                      216,000          212,000
Other States2                                                38,800            44,200
 Total                                                      258,000          256,000
W Withheld to avoid disclosing company propriety data; included with "Other States."
1
Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
Includes Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota,
Utah, Washington, and data indicated by symbol W.
                                                                   TABLE 3
                  LEADING GOLD-PRODUCING MINES IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2005, IN ORDER OF OUTPUT1

                                                                                                                                  Quantity
Rank                    Mine                        County and State                            Majority Owner                   (kilograms)
1        Betze-Post                             Eureka, NV                     Barrick Gold Corp.                                     47,100
2        Eastern Nevada Operations                do.                          Newmont Mining Corporation                             43,500
3        Cortez                                 Lander, NV                     Placer Dome Inc.                                       28,100
4        Smoky Valley Common Operation          Nye, NV                        Kinross Gold Corporation                               23,300
5        Meikle                                 Elko, NV                       Barrick Gold Corp.                                     15,800
6        Bingham Canyon2                        Salt Lake, UT                  Kennecott Minerals Company                             12,500
7        Lone Tree                              Humboldt, NV                   Newmont Mining Corporation                             10,600
8        Cresson                                Teller, CO                     Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co.                 10,300
9        Fort Knox3                             Fairbanks, AK                  Kinross Gold Corporation                               10,200
10       Twin Creeks                            Humboldt, NV                   Newmont Mining Corporation                              8,320
11       Turquoise Ridge                          do.                          Placer Dome Inc.                                        6,490
12       Marigold                                 do.                          Glamis Gold Ltd                                         6,390
13       Jerritt Canyon                         Elko, NV                       Queenstake Resources Ltd.                               6,350
14       Midas                                    do.                          Newmont Mining Corporation                              5,200
15       Robinson                               White Pine, NV                 Quadra Mining Ltd.                                      2,520
16       Golden Sunlight                        Jefferson, MT                  Placer Dome Inc.                                        2,510
17       Bald Mountain                          White Pine, NV                   do.                                                   2,500
18       Greens Creek                           Juneau, AK                     Kennecott Minerals Company                              2,270
19       Coeur Rochester                        Pershing, NV                   Coeur d'Alene Mining Corporation                        2,190
20       Kettle River                           Ferry, WA                      Kinross Gold Corporation                                2,130
21       Wharf                                  Lawrence, SD                   Wharf Resources, Inc.                                   1,940
22       Mule Canyon4                           Lander, NV                     Newmont Mining Corporation                              1,490
23       Montana Tunnels                        Jefferson, MT                  Apollo Gold Corp.                                       1,390
24       Denton-Rawhide                         Mineral, NV                    Kennecott Minerals Company                              1,090
25       Florida Canyon                         Pershing, NV                   Jipangu Inc.                                              908
26       Golden Wonder                          Hinsdale, CO                   LKA International                                         794
27       Mesquite                               Imperial, CA                   Western Goldfields, Inc.                                  778
28       Standard                               Pershing, NV                   Jipangu Inc.                                              669
29       Barney's Canyon                        Salt Lake, UT                  Kennecott Minerals Company                                498
30       Briggs                                 Inyo, CA                       Canyon Resources Corp.                                    289
1
 Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; the mines on this list accounted for more than 99% of U.S. mine production in
2005.
2
  Mine production refers to total quantity of gold produced in concentrates.
3
  Mine production refers to gold equivalent produced.
4
  Prior to 2004, included with “Newmont Nevada Operations.”

Sources: Company annual reports, company 10-K reports submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, company news
releases, and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.
                                                                     TABLE 4
                                                   U.S. EXPORTS OF GOLD, BY COUNTRY1, 2

                                  Ores and concentrates3         Dore and precipitates           Refined bullion4                   Total
                                 Quantity        Value         Quantity        Value         Quantity         Value        Quantity       Value
        Year and country        (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)
2004                                  1,150      $10,200          142,000    $1,860,000         114,000   $1,500,000          257,000   $3,370,000
2005:
  Argentina                               --             --             --             --           215          3,080            215          3,080
  Armenia                                 --             --             --             --            54            760             54            760
  Aruba                                  34            380              --             --             --             --            34            380
  Australia                               1              5              --             --         1,980         29,900          1,980         29,900
  Austria                                 --             --             --             --             (5)            6              (5)            6
  Bahamas, The                            (5)            3              --             --             --             --             (5)            3
  Belgium                                 --             --             --             --             2             22              2             22
  Brazil                                  --             --             --             --           708          9,680            708          9,680
  Canada                                  2             33             12            165            724         10,200            738         10,400
  Cayman Islands                          --             --             --             --             (5)            5              (5)            5
  China                                   --             --             1             10             48            708             49            718
  Costa Rica                              --             --             --             --           305          4,240            305          4,240
  Denmark                                 1              6              --             --             --             --             1              6
  Dominican Republic                  1,080         10,300              --             --             3             32          1,080         10,300
  France                                  (5)            3              --             --            11            169             11            173
  Germany                                19            156              5             74          1,920         27,600          1,940         27,800
  Guatemala                               --             --             --             --           673          9,740            673          9,740
  Hong Kong                               2             17              --             --         6,260         91,000          6,270         91,000
  India                                   --             --             --             --         2,500         34,400          2,500         34,400
  Indonesia                               --             --             --             --           219          3,070            219          3,070
  Ireland                                46            301              --             --             1              9             47            310
  Israel                                  --             --             --             --           431          6,150            431          6,150
  Italy                                   1             10              --             --             3             39              4             49
  Japan                                   --             --             --             --         4,490         63,300          4,490         63,300
  Korea, Republic of                      (5)           10              1             10              5             83              6            103
  Malaysia                                --             --             1             10            975         13,400            976         13,400
  Mexico                                  --             --             --             --         5,980         82,700          5,980         82,700
  Netherlands Antilles                   88            822              --             --             --             --            88            822
  Pakistan                                --             --             --             --            56            807             56            807
  Panama                                  --             --             --             --            51            720             51            720
  Peru                                    --             --             --             --           265          3,670            265          3,670
  Philippines                            11            127              --             --             --             --            11            127
  Singapore                               3             28              --             --         3,510         47,800          3,510         47,900
  Switzerland                             --             --       139,000      1,990,000         58,200        800,000        197,000      2,790,000
  Taiwan                                  2             14              --             --         1,000         14,000          1,000         14,000
  Thailand                                --             --             --             --         5,980         84,800          5,980         84,800
  Trinidad and Tobago                     --             --             --             --            14            204             14            204
  Turkey                                  --             --             --             --            38            520             38            520
  United Arab Emirates                    --             --             --             --        22,200        305,000         22,200        305,000
  United Kingdom                         86          1,230          2,010         28,200         62,800        902,000         64,900        931,000
  Venezuela                               --             --             --             --            14            189             14            189
  Vietnam                                 --             --             --             --            97          1,360             97          1,360
    Total                             1,380         13,400        141,000      2,020,000        182,000      2,550,000        324,000      4,580,000
-- Zero.
1
  Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
  Ash and residues data were zero for listed years.
3
  Includes base-metal ores, concentrates, and matte destined for refining.
4
  Bullion also moves in both directions between U.S. markets and foreign stocks on deposit in the Federal Reserve Bank. Monetary gold is excluded.
5
  Less than ½ unit.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
                                                        TABLE 5
                                      U.S. EXPORTS OF GOLD, BY COUNTRY1

                                   Waste and scrap                  Metal powder                   Gold compounds
                               Quantity        Value          Quantity        Value            Quantity       Value
    Year and country          (kilograms) (thousands)        (kilograms) (thousands)          (kilograms) (thousands)
2004                              725,000     $815,000               647       $8,670           1,170,000     $29,000
2005:
  Argentina                            --              --             --              --             210            4
  Armenia                              --              --           185           2,700                --           --
  Australia                            --              --             (2)             3              165            3
  Austria                             28             422               --             --               --           --
  Bahamas, The                         --              --              --             --             323            6
  Belgium                            395           5,130               --             --               --           --
  Brazil                               --              --              --             --             374            9
  Canada                         127,000         472,000              15            166          291,000        5,240
  China                              453              92               2              8           17,200          318
  Dominican Republic                   --              --              --             --          47,900          863
  Eritrea                              --              --              2             19                --           --
  France                               --              --             16            160              306            5
  Germany                        178,000          99,600               3             42            5,600           83
  Guatemala                          673           4,870               --             --               --           --
  Hong Kong                            1              11               4             92           14,900          269
  India                                --              --             52            683                --           --
  Ireland                              --              --              3             19           12,400          223
  Israel                               --              --             16             94           42,600          767
  Italy                            2,710           2,230               --             --             869           16
  Japan                              721           6,660              35            377           14,600          263
  Korea, Republic of                  24              57              74          1,020            1,490           27
  Malaysia                             7              51               6             40                --           --
  Mexico                               --              --             11            108            5,900          106
  Netherlands                          --              --              --             --          20,300          366
  New Zealand                          --              --              --             --             712           14
  Panama                               --              --              --             --           3,600           65
  Singapore                            --              --              2              9          772,000       21,100
  South Africa                        15             257               --             --               --           --
  Spain                                --              --             (2)             4                --           --
  Sweden                             118             451              --              --               --           --
  Switzerland                        490           7,170              3              37                --           --
  Taiwan                               --              --             --              --          51,300          924
  Thailand                            15               3              --              --               --           --
  Trinidad and Tobago                  --              --             --              --             322            6
  Turkey                               --              --            37             536                --           --
  United Kingdom                 253,000          71,600            220           3,150           10,200          206
  Vietnam                              --              --             2              20                --           --
    Total                        563,000         670,000            687           9,280        1,310,000       30,900
-- Zero.
1
    Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
    Less than ½ unit.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
                                                                    TABLE 6
                                       U.S. IMPORTS FOR CONSUMPTION OF GOLD, BY COUNTRY1

                                Ores and concentrates2        Dore and precipitates           Refined bullion3                   Total
                               Quantity        Value        Quantity        Value         Quantity         Value        Quantity       Value
      Year and country        (kilograms) (thousands)      (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)
2004                                1,860      $19,200         142,000    $1,590,000         139,000   $1,830,000          283,000   $3,440,000
2005:
  Aruba                                --             --             --             --         1,300         15,800          1,300            15,800
  Australia                           35            346             35            526          1,470         23,000          1,540            23,800
  Belgium                              --             --             --             --             (4)            5             (4)                5
  Bolivia                              --             --            88          1,070             26            399           114              1,470
  Brazil                               --             --             --             --        10,700        152,000        10,700            152,000
  Canada                           1,590         18,600              7            121         62,600        905,000        64,200            924,000
  Central African Republic             --             --             --             --             2             26             2                 26
  Chile                                --             --        20,200        138,000          6,050         86,800        26,300            225,000
  Colombia                             --             --        21,700        276,000          1,680         21,900        23,400            297,000
  Costa Rica                           --             --            12            145             73            504            85                649
  Dominican Republic                   --             --             4             50              4             31             8                 81
  Ecuador                              --             --            96          1,250             12            149           108              1,400
  El Salvador                          --             --             --             --             8             92             8                 92
  Germany                              --             --             --             --             4             61             4                 61
  Ghana                                --             --             --             --            26            404            26                404
  Guyana                               --             --             --             --            77            928            77                928
  Honduras                             --             --         2,390         30,100          2,400         34,300         4,790             64,400
  Hong Kong                            --             --             --             --         1,570         24,400         1,570             24,400
  India                                --             --             --             --             3             41             3                 41
  Italy                                --             --             --             --             1              7             1                  7
  Jamaica                              --             --             --             --             6             61             6                 61
  Japan                                --             --             --             --           105          1,450           105              1,450
  Kenya                                --             --             --             --             9            120             9                120
  Korea, Republic of                   --             --             --             --             4             53             4                 53
  Lebanon                              --             --             --             --             4             57             4                 57
  Mali                                 --             --             --             --             3             40             3                 40
  Mexico                               (4)            9          1,640         24,300         16,800        242,000        18,400            267,000
  Netherlands Antilles                 --             --            75            901             88          1,020           163              1,920
  Nicaragua                            --             --         2,000         25,200             21            260         2,030             25,400
  Panama                               --             --           396          5,110            256          2,550           651              7,650
  Peru                                 --             --       185,000      1,560,000              --             --      185,000          1,560,000
  Russia                               --             --             --             --            26            364            26                364
  Sierra Leone                         --             --             --             --             1             12             1                 12
  South Africa                         --             --             --             --            47            644            47                644
  Switzerland                          --             --             (4)            3              4             55             5                 58
  Taiwan                               --             --             --             --            24            333            24                333
  Tanzania                             --             --             --             --             5             58             5                 58
  United Kingdom                       --             --             --             --             6             69             6                 69
  Uruguay                              --             --             --             --            13            178            13                178
  Venezuela                            --             --             --             --            11            103            11                103
  Zimbabwe                             --             --             --             --             5             63             5                 63
    Total                          1,630         18,900        234,000      2,060,000        105,000      1,520,000       341,000          3,590,000
-- Zero.
1
  Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
  Includes base metal ores, concentrates, and matte destined for refining.
3
  Bullion also moves in both directions between U.S. markets and foreign stocks on deposit in the Federal Reserve Bank. Monetary gold is
excluded.
4
    Less than ½ unit.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
                                                             TABLE 7
                                U.S. IMPORTS FOR CONSUMPTION OF GOLD, BY COUNTRY1

                                               Waste and scrap                  Metal powder                Gold compounds
                                           Quantity        Value          Quantity        Value         Quantity       Value
          Year and country                (kilograms) (thousands)        (kilograms) (thousands)       (kilograms) (thousands)
2004                                           20,500     $161,000            10,900      $59,400           60,000      $1,530
2005:
  Aruba                                              2            18               --             --           --           --
  Australia                                         (2)            3               --             --           --           --
  Belgium                                          85            700               --             --           --           --
  Brazil                                            1              8               --             --           --           --
  Canada                                        5,360         35,100              51            509          445           15
  Chile                                           440          6,150           1,430          1,790            --           --
  China                                            37            302               --             --           --           --
  Colombia                                      2,100         24,600               --             --           --           --
  Costa Rica                                    1,520          7,540               --             --           --           --
  Czech Republic                                    --             --              --             --           9            7
  Dominican Republic                            9,850         86,800             123          1,130            --           --
  Ecuador                                         140          1,400               --             --           --           --
  El Salvador                                     342          2,740               --             --           --           --
  France                                            1              7               --             --           --           --
  Germany                                           --             --              3             28       19,000          508
  Ghana                                            15            255             142            810            --           --
  Guatemala                                        51            254               --             --           --           --
  Guinea                                            --             --              2             12            --           --
  Honduras                                        258          2,200               --             --           --           --
  Hong Kong                                         1              5               --             --           --           --
  Israel                                            --             --             87          1,230          707           39
  Italy                                            81            760               2             17            --           --
  Japan                                             --             --              --             --       5,140          236
  Korea, Republic of                                7             60               --             --           --           --
  Malaysia                                        219          2,190               --             --           --           --
  Mali                                              --             --              3             27            --           --
  Mexico                                        5,670         24,800             101            593            --           --
  Netherlands Antilles                            112          1,890               --             --           --           --
  Nicaragua                                       188          1,180               8             62            --           --
  Panama                                          592          6,280               --             --           --           --
  Philippines                                       1             21               --             --           --           --
  Sierra Leone                                      --             --              3             26            --           --
  Singapore                                         1              7               --             --           --           --
  Spain                                            25            330               --             --           --           --
  Switzerland                                       --             --             23            299            --           --
  Taiwan                                           13            226               --             --           --           --
  Thailand                                        193          2,380               --             --           --           --
  Turkey                                            4             21               --             --           --           --
  United Kingdom                                   21            369              20            185        4,180          132
    Total                                      27,300        209,000           1,990          6,730       29,500          935
-- Zero.
1
    Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
    Less than ½ unit.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
                                                        TABLE 8
                                 GOLD: WORLD MINE PRODUCTION, BY COUNTRY1, 2

                                                       (Kilograms)

                 Country                2001               2002            2003             2004              2005
Algeria                                  300                369             365              597               697
                                                                                                                      e
Argentina                             30,632             32,506          29,749           28,466            30,000
Armenia                                1,900              3,200           1,800            2,100             1,400
                                                r                  r
Australia                            280,100            266,100         282,000          259,000           262,000
Belize   e                                 1                  1               1                1                 1
                                                                                  e                 e                 e
Benin                                     16                 20              20               20                20
Bolivia                               12,395             11,256           9,362            6,951             8,906
                                                                                  r, e              r
Botswana                                   2                  8               9              162             2,770
                                                                   r              r                 r                 p
Brazil   4                            42,884             41,662          40,416           47,596            41,154
                                                                                  r, 3              r, 3
Bulgariae                              1,540              1,110           2,142            2,431             2,400
Burkina Faso                             229                209             770            1,125             1,397
Burmae                                   200                200             100              100               100
                                                                                                    r
Burundi                                  415                483           2,855            3,229             3,905
                                                r                                                   e                 e
Cameroon                                 600                700             700            1,500             1,500
                                                                                                    r
Canada                               158,875            151,904         140,861          129,478           118,528
                                                                                  r, 3              r, 3
Central African Republice                 34                 16               7                7                 7
                                                                                                    r
Chile                                 42,673             38,688          38,954           39,986            40,447
China    e                           185,000            192,000         205,000          215,000           225,000
                                                                                                    r
Colombia                              21,813             20,823          46,515           37,738            35,783
Congo (Brazzaville)e                      10                 10              75               60                10
                                                r                  r              r                 r
Congo (Kinshasa)e                      6,100              7,600           4,100            5,700             5,700
Costa Ricae                              100                100             110              150               500
                                                r                  r              r                 r
Cote d'Ivoire                          3,672              3,570           1,313            1,219             1,638
Cuba e                                 1,000              1,000             500              500               500
                                                                                                    r
Ecuador5                               3,005              2,750           3,020            5,158             5,416
                                                r                  r              r                 r
Equatorial Guineae                       100                100             100              150               200
                                                                                                    r
Eritrea                                  107                  --              9               33                30
                                                                                                    r
Ethiopia     6                         3,862              3,670           3,875            3,443             3,900
Fiji                                   3,858              3,731           3,250            4,200             2,800
                                                                                  r                 r                 e
Finland                                5,552              4,666           5,409            5,004             5,000
France   e                             3,000              2,800           1,700            1,500             1,000
                                                r                  r              r                 r                 e
French Guiana                          4,062              3,290           3,296            2,564             2,500
                                                                                                    r
Gabon    e, 7                             70                 70              70              300               300
Georgiae                               2,000              2,000           2,000            2,000             2,000
                                                                                  r                 r                 e
Ghana                                 68,341             69,271          70,749           63,139            62,100
                                                                                                    r, 3              3
Guatemala        e                     4,500              4,500           4,550                --              740
                                                r                  r              r                 r                 e
Guinea                                16,205             16,815          16,622           10,700            11,000
                                                                                                    r                 e
Guyana                                14,183             13,581          12,170           11,462            11,400
                                                                                  e                 e                 e
Honduras                               4,574              4,984           5,000            5,500             5,000
                                                                   e                                                  e
India8                                 3,700              3,800           3,200            3,800             3,900
                                                                                                                      e
Indonesia9                           166,091            142,238         141,019           92,936           140,000
                                                r                  r              r                 r                 e
Iran                                     192                210             203              195               200
                                                3
Italye                                   503                500             100                --                --
                                                                                                    e
Jamaica                                  214                328             131               20                 --
Japan                                  7,815              8,615           8,143            8,021             8,318
                                                3                                                                     3
Kazakhstane                           27,100             27,000          30,000           30,000            18,062
                                                                                                    r
Kenya                                  1,545              1,477           1,543              567               600
Korea, Northe                          6,600              6,600           6,300            6,000             6,000
                                                r                  r              r                 r
Korea, Republic of                        24                310             166              233               266
                                                                                  3
Kyrgyzstan       e                    24,000             17,000          22,476           22,000            16,700
Laos                                       --                 --          5,368            4,392             6,338
                                                                                  e                 r
Liberia                                   57                 42              20              110                16
See footnotes at end of table.


                                                    TABLE 8—Continued
                                 GOLD: WORLD MINE PRODUCTION, BY COUNTRY1, 2

                                                       (Kilograms)

                 Country                2001               2002           2003              2004              2005
                                                     r                   e                                     r                    3
Madagascar                                      --                  --               10                   5                    5
                                                                                                               r                    e
Malaysia                                    3,965               4,289             4,739               4,221                4,300
                                                                                                               r                    e
Mali                                       42,288              56,043            45,535              37,974               44,400
                                                                                                               r
Mexico                                     23,543              21,324            20,406              21,818               30,356
                                                                                                               6
Mongolia                                   13,675              12,097            11,119              18,600               19,240
                                                                         r                                     r                    e
Morocco                                     1,191               2,747             1,863               1,200                1,200
Mozambique                                     22                  17                63                  56                   63
                                                                         r                 r                   r                    e
Namibia                                     2,706               2,815             2,508               2,205                2,200
                                                                                           r                   r                    e
New Zealand                                 9,885               9,770             9,300              10,151               10,200
Nicaragua                                   3,840               3,493             3,029               3,500                3,500
                                                                                           r                   r                    e
Niger                                          30                  28                30                 684                  700
                                                     3                                                         r
Nigeria   e                                    37                  40                50                  30                   40
                                                                                                               e                    e
Oman                                          603                 188                 4                   --                   --
                                                     3
Panama        e                                 --                  --                --                200                  200
                                                     3                   r                 r                   r, 3
Papua New Guineae                          67,043              63,200            68,100              73,500               66,700
                                                     r                   r                 r                   r
Peru10                                    138,522             157,530           172,619             173,224              207,822
                                                                         r                 r                   r
Philippines                                33,840              35,850            37,844              35,464               37,500
                                                                                           r                   r
Poland                                        349                 296               356                 527                  500
                                                     r                   r                 r                   r
Romania           e                           500                 500               500                 500                  500
                                                                         11                11                  r, 11                11
Russia                                    152,500             168,411           170,068             163,148              169,297
                                                                                           3
Rwanda        e                                10                  10                 2                   --                   --
                                                                         3                 3
Saudi Arabiae                               5,000               4,192             8,769               9,000                9,200
Senegale                                      550                 600               600                 600                  600
                                                                         r                 r                   r
Serbia and Montenegroe                      1,100                 900               400                 400                  400
                                                                                           r                   r
Slovakia                                      157                  77                79                 107                  100
                                                                                                               r, 3
Solomon Islandse                              300                 100               100                  10                   10
                                                                         r                 r                   r                    p
South Africa                              394,800             398,523           373,300             340,500              294,803
                                                                                                               e                    e
Spain                                       3,300               5,158             5,362               5,600                2,500
                                                                                           r                   e
Sudan                                       5,417               5,239             5,106               5,000                4,728
                                                                                                               r, 3
Surinamee                                     300                 300               300               8,513                8,500
                                                                                           e                                        e
Sweden                                      4,986               4,500             4,300               5,300                5,100
                                                     3
Taiwan    e                                     2                   --                --                  --                   --
Tajikistane                                 2,700               2,700             2,700               3,000                3,000
                                                                                                               r
Tanzania                                   30,088              43,320            48,018              51,010               54,000
                                                                                                               r                    e
Thailand                                      320               4,950             4,269               4,500                4,600
Turkey    e                                 2,000               5,000             6,500               4,500                5,000
                                                     r                                                         r
Uganda                                          --                  3                40               1,447                1,700
United States                             335,000             298,000           277,000             258,000              256,000
                                                                                           r                   r
Uruguay                                     2,083               2,079             1,550               1,758                3,000
                                                                         3
Uzbekistan            e                    87,000              90,000            90,000              93,000               90,000
                                                                                           e                                        e
Venezuela                                   9,076               9,465             7,900               9,666               10,000
Vietnam       e                             3,000               2,000             2,000               2,000                3,000
Zimbabwe                                   18,050              15,469            12,564              21,330               14,023
                                                                                           r                   r
  Total                                 2,560,000           2,550,000         2,560,000           2,440,000            2,470,000
See footnotes at end of table.




                                                         TABLE 8—Continued
                                    GOLD: WORLD MINE PRODUCTION, BY COUNTRY1, 2

e
 Estimated. pPreliminary. rRevised. -- Zero.
1
  World totals, U.S. data, and estimated data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2
  Table includes data available through August 7, 2006.
3
  Reported figure.
4
  Officially reported figures are as follows, in kilograms: Major companies: 2001—37,810; 2002—32,912; 2003—26,066;
2004—28,508 (revised); and 2005—32,803 (preliminary). Garimpos: 2001—5,074; 2002—8,750 (revised); 2003—14,350
(revised); 2004—19,088 (revised); and 2005—8,351 (preliminary).
5
    Includes undocumented artisanal production.
6
    Year ending July 7 of that stated.
7
  Undocumented artisanal production.
8
  Refinery output.
9
  Excludes production from so-called people's mines, which may be as much as 18,000 kilograms per year, but includes gold
recovered as byproduct of copper mining.
10
 Includes documented production from placer artisanal production.
11
 Mine output including gold recovered as a byproduct, but excludes secondary gold production, which for Russia in 2002-03
was 2,546 kilograms and 6,835 kilograms, respectively.

								
To top