UPDATED: The world's top 10 gold producersUPDATED: The world's top 10 gold producers
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:21PM
Gold Prices

Number one Barrick Gold's output drops in 2014, but fellow Canadian firm Agnico Eagle adds 30% to production ounces.

In 2014, estimated gold production by the top publicly-traded gold mining companies amounted to 30 Moz, in line with the 2013 totals.

Four out of 10 companies suffered a decline in their attributable gold output while six of them achieved growth.

With 6.25 Moz of gold produced in 2014, Canada's Barrick Gold Corp. (TSE:ABX) holds first place in global ranking, well ahead of its competitors.

Compared to 2013's 7.17 Moz, Barrick’s gold output declined by 13%, mainly because of significant drop in output at its Cortez Mine (-33%), as well as a number of gold mines in Australia and USA which Barrick sold during the year.


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