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Swiss gold exports down 9% on month to 149 metric tonnes in September. ...

Section: Daily Dispatches

... but up 4 percent for the year to date.

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By George King Cassell
Platts, London
Friday, October 21, 2016

Gold exports from Switzerland totaled 149 mt in September, down 9 percent from 163 metric tonnes in August, Swiss federal customs data showed Tuesday.

The figure is 5 percent higher than 141 metric tonnes reported a year earlier but is the weakest monthly outflow since March.

Switzerland is the world's largest refiner and exporter of gold and total exports from the country now stand at 1,349 metric tonnes for the year to date, up 4 percent from 1,302 metric tonnes in the same period of 2015.

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K92 Mining Begins Gold Production at Kainantu Mine

Company Announcement
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

K92 Mining Inc. is pleased to announce that gold production has commenced from the Irumafimpa gold deposit.

Ian Stalker, K92 Chief Executive Officer, says: "This milestone is highly significant for our company, and for this region of Papua New Guinea. A great deal of thanks goes to the entire team on site in PNG in achieving production ahead of schedule and on budget. The rehabilitation of the Irumafimpa gold mine, process plant, and associated infrastructure commenced in late March and is now complete. As an enhancement of the processing facility, we are also pleased to note that the installation of a new drum scrubber is also nearing completion and commissioning of this will be completed by the end of the month. ..."

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