Value of Gold Smuggling in South Sudan

in Environmental Threats

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining reported that the country of South Sudan losses an estimated $200 Million per year from illicit gold smuggling.

Every day, an estimated 17 kilograms of gold is smuggled out of the country.

Source:  “South Sudan loses over $200m a year from gold smuggling,” Sudan Tribune, July 29, 2013.

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