"The works in production, export, geological exploration and other fields were carried out under schedule, even ahead of plan in some fields. Gold production increased by 21.3%, and silver grew by 33.2%," Chairman of the Executive Board of AzerGold CJSC Zakir Ibrahimov said at a press conference.
He noted that 55,200 ounces of gold were produced in 2019, an increase of 10.4% from planned production of 50,000 ounces.
"The country produced 103,000 ounces of silver, up 17.9% from the planned production of 87,400 ounces. These figures are the record level for the Chovdar field."