April 25, 2006]


DJ China Set To Be Largest Gold Producer By 2009 - Consultant

(Comtex Finance Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)Apr 25, 2006 (Dow Jones Commodities News via Comtex) --By Alison Guerriere Ciaccio


NEW YORK - As vast portions of China are yet to be explored, output of gold mine production is on the rise and could even surpass South Africa as the largest gold producer within four years, said a New York-based commodities consultant.

-By Alison Guerriere Ciaccio; Dow Jones Newswires; 201-938-5959; alison.guerriere@dowjones.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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