The city of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), achieved a gold production estimated at 51.3 Kg during the year 2021. This is what the statistics published by the National Ministry of Mines.
The production carried out in the city-province of Kinshasa represents 38% of the overall production recorded during the period indicated in this report from the Ministry of Mines.
According to the same source, gold exports from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2021 amounted to 31,444 kg of gold, generating a sum of more than 1.2 billion US dollars. .
Contrary to other mining products, the exploitation of Congolese gold, during the last year, remained dominated by the industrial sector with a volume of about 31,308 Kg coming from the industrial exploitation of the firm Kibali Gold Mines.
Gold from artisanal mining remains marginal and represents barely 135 kg in 2021.
In 2021, most gold exports from artisanal mining come from the province of South Kivu (46%), followed by the province of Kinshasa (38%), Tshopo (13%) and finally North Kivu (3%).
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