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Turkey: new report highlights gold’s role in supporting the economy and modern society

Published 22nd January 2015

A new report “Turkey: gold in action” from the World Gold Council, released today, explores the role gold plays in the daily life of the world’s fourth largest consumer of gold, as well as examining its contribution to supporting the national economy.

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Published 22nd January 2015

A new report “Turkey: gold in action” from the World Gold Council, released today, explores the role gold plays in the daily life of the world’s fourth largest consumer of gold, as well as examining its contribution to supporting the national economy.

Published 15th January 2015

Today, the Shanghai Gold Exchange and the World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ regarding a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Agreement.’ The Shanghai Gold Exchange is the largest physical gold exchange worldwide and the World Gold Council is the global authority on the gold industry. Together, these two organisations are joining hands to support the development of both domestic and international gold trading in China by leveraging the opportunity provided by the internationalisation of the Chinese gold market, through the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, to support market expansion. The agreement will support the development of gold investment products and solutions for the industry and investors both regionally and globally.

Published 13th January 2015

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, is partnering with Global Good, a collaboration between Intellectual Ventures and Bill Gates to invent technology that improves life in developing countries. The partners aim to conduct technical evaluations of methods to improve the sensitivity, further the reach, and enhance the reliability, of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for febrile diseases, with an emphasis on malaria.

Published 8th January 2015

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, today announces the appointment of Mr. Roland Wang as Managing Director, China. He will work closely with Mr. Albert Cheng, Managing Director, Far East, to further develop the Chinese market. 

Published 9th December 2014

New Delhi, December 09: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the World Gold Council today released a report that highlights key policy recommendations to monetise India’s large stock of household gold. 

Published 26th November 2014

Ahmedabad, 26 November 14: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) and the World Gold Council (WGC), today, announced the setting up of the ‘India Gold Policy Centre’. A first-of-its-kind initiative, the centre is aimed towards conducting cutting-edge research on all aspects of the Indian gold industry.

Published 14th November 2014

ワールド ゴールド カウンシルがまとめた最新の『ゴールド・デマンド・トレンド』によると、2014 年7~ 9 月期の世界の金需要は、929 トンとなり、前年同期比で2%減少しました。

Published 13th November 2014

According to the latest Gold Demand Trends report from the World Gold Council, covering the period July to September 2014, global demand for gold was down just 2% year on year to 929 tonnes (t).

Published 7th November 2014

The World Gold Council announced today that it fully supports the appointment of ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) as the new administrator of the Gold Fix.

Published 6th November 2014

In 2012 the World Gold Council launched the Conflict-Free Gold Standard following an in-depth consultation with its Members, government, civil society and supply chain participants. The Conflict-Free Gold Standard’s purpose is to provide a common approach via which gold mining companies can assess that their gold has been extracted in a way that does not cause, support or benefit unlawful armed conflict. Since its launch two years ago, the Standard has been widely adopted and this year Member companies began reporting their conformance as part of their annual sustainability reports.

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