Members of the State Committee of Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use believe that the ban on the export of precious metal ores encourages mining companies to build gold processing plants in
Plans of the Ministry of Economy to introduce duties on the export of precious metal ores were repeatedly discussed in Parliament. However, according to Deputy Minister Bakkeldi Tyumenbaev, problems appeared after
EEU legislation prohibits duties against Union countries, as this is considered as non-tariff regulation. As a result, the duty will be imposed only on the export of ores to the third countries.
The Deputy Head of the State Committee of Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use Azis Saparaliyev said that now not all companies process the mined gold till doré gold state. Country has no gold processing plant.
In 2018, it is planned to launch a gold processing plant on Terekkan field, which will be developed by a joint