Posts Tagged ‘gold’

The U.S. ranks 2nd in gold imports

According to the International Trade Centre, the United States imported 4.4 billion dollars worth of  gold in 2009, which makes the United States rank second in that category. India ranks first with 10.9 billion dollars worth of gold imported.

Entry by Chris Skovira.

The U.S. ranks 4th in gold

17 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2006 the United States produced 242,000 kilograms of gold from gold mines, or 10.5% of the world’s total, enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. South Africa ranked first, producing 272,128 kilograms, or 11.8% of the world total.

Together, the top five gold producing countries–South Africa, China, Australia, the United States, and Russia–accounted for 50.5% of the world’s total.