Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/18/2014 -- Gold is the major precious metal mined in the country. Uzbekistan had 3.1% of the world's gold reserves at the end of 2013. In addition, the country has become one of the leading producers of gold, with mine production measuring 2.8 million ounces in 2013, a share of around 3% of global gold mine production. Over 2014-2020, the country's gold mine production is expected to reach 3,241,266 ounces, growing at a CAGR of 2.1%.
- Gold is the major precious metal mined in the country. Uzbekistan had 3.1% of the world's gold reserves at the end of 2013.
- The Qyzilqum fields, Samarqand and Tashkent outskirts are the most prospective locations for gold.
- A major quantity of silver (80.4%) in concentrates originates from the Kalmakyr, Barakaly, Uchkulach and Khandiza fields and from the Kochbulak, Kyzylalmasay, Muruntau gold mines, the rest (19.6%) of the silver is accumulated from the Nukrakon, Kosmanacha, Okjetpes which are purely silver fields.
- Over 2013-2015, NMMC planned to construct a mining complex at the base of Promejutochnoye field of Zarmita gold ore zone (third phase) for an investment of UZS33,060.1 million (US$15.7 million). Eight projects, in their preliminary development stages, were included in the list of prospective investments.
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The report contains an overview of Uzbekistan's precious metals mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the country's precious metals mining industry. It also provides detailed information about reserves, production, prices, competitive landscape, and major active and development projects. Also included is the country's fiscal regime, which includes governing bodies and relevant laws, mining rights and obligations as well as key fiscal terms.
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Companies Mentioned in this Report: Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat, Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine
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