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China tops our list of the Top 10 Gold Producing Countries. In addit...

China tops our list of the Top 10 Gold Producing Countries. In addition to being the world’s largest producer of gold, China also represents one of the most significant markets for gold consumption in the world. The country’s appetite for the precious metal is unrivaled. Roughly 60 percent of the country’s gold production comes from five provinces: Shandong, Henan, Jiangxi, Yunnan and Fujian. China’s largest producer of gold goes to Zijinshan Mining Co., whose Zijinshan Gold & Copper mine is the single largest gold producer in the country.  In recent years, China’s gold mining industry has received increased foreign and domestic investment, and project numbers have increased as more discoveries have been found.   

Gold production – 413.1 tonnes annually                        Population – 1,350.7 million

Gold consumption – 768.1 tonnes annually                     Gross National Income – $12,435.4 billion

Unmined gold – 1,900.00 tonnes annually                       Serious conflicts reports – No serious conflicts reported

Gold production as percentage of GNI – 0.20 percent


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