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New report predicts sustained strong gold demand in China in next four years

Published 15th April 2014

A major report published today by the World Gold Council “China's gold market: progress and prospects” suggests that private sector demand for gold in China is set to increase 20% from the current level of 1,132 tonnes(t) per year to at least 1,350t by 2017. Following the record level of Chinese demand in 2013, which saw the country become the world’s largest gold market, the report suggests that while 2014 is likely to see consolidation, the succeeding years are likely to see sustained growth.

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Milken Institute Conference

28th April 2013 - 09:00 to 1st May 2013 - 17:00

The World Gold Council sponsored the 2013 Milken Institute Annual Global Conference, an important venue for thought leaders to address an informed and influential audience of CEOs, senior government officials, and leaders in finance, academia, education, health care and philanthropy.

2014 LBMA

9th November 2014 - 09:00 to 11th November 2014 - 17:00

The World Gold Council is present annually at the LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) precious metals conference, the premier global event addressing important and topical issues affecting the precious metals industry.

African Mining Indaba

3rd February 2014 - 09:15 to 6th February 2014 - 17:00

At African Mining Indaba, the World Gold Council highlighted gold’s positive contributions to economies and society, whilst also demonstrating the diversity of the drivers of gold demand and explaining how we engage with and shape the key markets and broader market landscape. The World Gold Council participated in a panel discussion on the main platform on Wednesday 5 February and hosted a seminar on Gold for Health.