UN: CONGO’S GOLD BEING SMUGGLED OUT BY THE TONNE

On 13 June, Reuters reported that, according to a UN report, gold production in Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal is smuggled into global supply chains through its eastern neighbours.  UN experts also found that Uganda and other neighbouring countries export far more gold than they produce, suggesting they might still be staging posts for smuggled Congolese gold.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/congo-s-gold-being-smuggled-out-by-the-tonne-u-n-report-finds/ar-BB15pk4k?ocid=msedgdhp

 

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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