11:22 / 02.04.2021
New gold deposit discovered in Uzbekistan

A new 133-ton gold deposit has been discovered in Uzbekistan.

According to Asror Rustamov, a State Geological Committee official, the deposit is located in Kyzylkum.

Rustamov added that in 2020, Uzbekistan also registered a deposit with lead, gold and silver reserves in Surkhandarya, a 200-ton copper mine in Almalyk and a tungsten deposit on the border of Samarkand and Kashkadarya regions.

For information, last year Uzbekistan sold 100 tons of gold abroad. A total of 687 tons (non-monetary) gold has been exported in the last 10 years.