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Austria supplies coins to 26 countries across the world

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3 August 2007

New contract to mint 260 million coins for Malaysia. Austrian company holds 93% market share of gold coins in Japan.

TheAustrian Mint (in German) , a subsidiary of the Austrian National Bank, has won a major contract from Malaysia. The Viennese company is to mint 260 million coins for the Central Bank in Kuala Lumpur. The Austrian Mint supplies a total of 26 countries world-wide with ready-to-strike bullion discs (blanks), as well as supplying struck (finished) coins to several countries. In 2006 the company increased turnover by EUR 176 million to EUR 182.5 million. The Austrian Mint had an export quota of 29%. The Austrian company has a 93% market share of gold coins in Japan.

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