China's Chifeng Jilong restarts gold production at Laos mine after 6 years

REUTERS | China’s Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co said it had started processing gold ore from its Sepon mine in Laos, marking the first time the project has produced gold in almost six and a half years.


The restart of gold production at the mine, scrapped in part because it wasn’t profitable enough, comes after gold prices hit a seven-year high last month. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted investors to pile into the safe-haven precious metal.


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