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Peak gold getting nearer

The world is on the verge of peak gold production, with Australia expected to reach the summit sooner than others.

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Gold production is approaching its peak. Image: iStock/farakos

Global gold production reached an all-time high of 106.5 million ounces last year, and is expected to rise marginally to 108Moz this year before peaking at 111.7Moz in 2020, according to S&P...