Tajikistan’s mineral production is currently limited. According to the last EITI Report, the country’s coal production in 2016 was 1361 thousand tons which is 30.7% more than in 2015. Country’s total oil and gas extraction as of 2016 was 25.123 tons and 2.979 thousand m³ of gas respectively. Gold and silver production has also spiked in comparison to previous years, resulting in 4962 kgs of gold and 2665.5 kgs of silver in 2016. Gold and silver production has also spiked in comparison to previous years bringing hopes up for further production. The information on precious metals is considered to be a state secret, however, the government disclosed gold production volume and value data for the purpose of EITI reporting.
Tajikistan is rich in over 50 types of natural resources and holds more than 600 deposits discovered during the last couple of decades. There are more than 40 deposits of coal in Zeravshan-Hissor, South Hissor, Pamir-Darvaz and South Fergana regions. There are also reserves of lead, zinc, copper, bismuth, antimony, mercury, gold, silver, iron and wolframium (tungsten). Despite only partial exploration, oil and gas fields promise to bring Tajikistan over 1033.76 million of conventional fuel equivalent.