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Here are the top 10 gold-producing countries

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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In 2017, global gold mine production was a reported 3,247 tonnes.
China produces the most gold in the world.
It's possible we've reached peaked gold production.
Gold is one of the rarest elements in the world, making up roughly 0.003 parts per million of the earth's crust. But how much gold is the world digging up each year and what countries produce the most?
In 2017, global gold mine production was a reported 3,247 tonnes. This figure is down 5 tonnes from the previous year and marks the first annual drop since 2008, according to the GFMS Gold Survey 2018. The...
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