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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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United Nations: Gold and sustainability

7th November 2013 - 09:00 to 8th November 2013 - 17:00

The World Gold Council partnered with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to organise a two-day seminar examining gold's role in promoting socio-economic development and stability in sovereign reserve portfolios. The seminar was held at the United Nations Secretariat building in New York and was attended by representatives from permanent missions accredited to the United Nations, government officials from ministries of finance and mining, central bank officials, and academics.

UC Berkeley: Executive Program in Gold Reserves Management

28th April 2014 - 09:00 to 2nd May 2014 - 17:00

After a successful first year, UC Berkeley and the World Gold Council will again be offering the Executive Program in Reserve Asset Management in 2014. For more information, contact Visit the UC Berkeley site to register.

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.