The Serbian branch of the Chinese company Zijin said on Friday that in 2020, it earned 698 million dollars by selling its products on the domestic and foreign markets and that it has sold more than two tonnes of gold to the National Bank of Serbia (NBS), the state-run RTS TV reported.
The largest foreign buyers included China, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia and Italy.
Last year, the company earned an additional 245.7 million dollars by selling other goods – gold, silver, platinum, palladium, selenium and copper sulfate.
In the same period, 15.4 tonnes of silver were exported to China for ten million dollars. At the same time, 11 kilograms of platinum and almost one hundred kilograms of palladium were sold in Switzerland, with a total value of about seven million dollars.
Almost a thousand tonnes of copper sulfate, worth 1.7 million dollars, were sold on the domestic market in 2020 and exported to Hungary, Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Bulgaria.
In January 2021, the company sold good worth 65.6 million dollars.
At the end of last year, Zijin Srbija ranked third among the 10 largest exporters of Serbia, and in 2019, the company ranked eighth.
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