Top 10 Largest Gold Producing Countries in the World 2018

8. Canada – 110,000 Kilograms

The beautiful landscapes and the land of precious metals Canada ranks on number 5. Ontario region of Canada is the place from where the majority of the gold comes. The Red lake gold mine is the important source of Gold mining in Ontario. Though Canada has made it to number 5 but it is quite surprising that there are not many gold mines in this country.

7. Mexico – 125,000 kilograms

The production of gold has been pretty consistent for past many years when it suddenly dropped in the year 2016. But even then the country has made rapid progress and had discovered many mines in the past few years which is why Mexico is still standing in the list of top 10 countries of the world producing gold. As of now, there are many such reserves which are not explored yet but with the development in the technology they will surely reach to these unexplored reserves. In the times to come, Mexico is likely going to be on the top of this list. Well, we can only wait!

6. Peru – 150,000 kilograms

With 150,000 kilograms of gold production every year, Peru ranks in number 6. This country is making a significant wealth from Gold profits thought the impact of mining has surely put the environment of the country in jeopardy as well as the illegal production of gold. The Peruvian Amazon has been one such area which suffered to most since the mining increased to a whopping 400% in the last 100 years. The Chucapaca mine of Cusco Region is the largest mine which produces gold and silver.

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