The mining sector in Ethiopia earned 293 million US dollars over the last two quarters according to the Ministry of Mines. 218.2 million US dollars of the revenue was earned by Artisan miners.
The mining exports included Gold (5484 kg), Tantalum (145 tons), Jewels and Minerals (7339 kg) Marble (532m3) and Platinum (350g).
Additional income of 600 thousand dollars was earned by geological surveys carried out by the Ministry of Mines according to Bacha Faji, Department Head of Public Relations and Communication with the MoM. The ministry conducted 22,409 mining samples he noted.Add a comment Add a comment