23. Mar 2009
(Xinhua) The state-controlled Bank of China (BOC) has granted 650 million yuan
(UK66.68m; US$95.17m; EUR71.58m) of credit loans to a local company in order to
exploit multi-metal mines in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). The Huatailong
Mining Company, based in Lhasa, will use the money to develop multi-metal mines
in Gyama village. Huatailong mining company is a subsidiary of the China
National Gold Group Corporation, a large-scale state-owned enterprise.