A Saudi jeweller wearing a protective face mask displays a gold necklace to customers at a jewellery store during the holy month of Ramadan, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 5, 2020. Reuters/Ahmed Yosri

Saudi gold production up by 158% in five years

Saudi Arabia’s total gold production reached 12,353 kg by the end of 2019; an increase of 158 percent over the production levels recorded five years ago when it stood at 4789 kg. This is according to a recent government report. The report showed that the Kingdom continued its record production of silver, reaching 5588 kilograms...

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