Russia signs refinery agreement with Mali
Publish date: 27 November 2023
Issue Number: 1055
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
* Mali's military government has signed an agreement with Russia that includes a gold refinery project in the Malian capital Bamako. The deal involves building the refinery to process 200 tons of gold annually. It is valid for four years and does not specify the timelines for the construction. Gold is Mali's leading export product by value and one of its largest contributors to economic growth, according the country's mining ministry.