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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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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.

Published 15th April 2014

ワールド ゴールド カウンシ ルが本日発表した レポート『 中国の金市場: その歩みと 展望( China's gold market: progress and prospects)』は、中国の民間セクター金需要が現在の年間約 1,132 トンから 2017 年 には少なくとも 1,350 トンに達するだろうと予測しています*1。中国の金需要は 2013 年に記録的なレベルに 達し、中国は世界最大の金市場となりました。2014 年は小休止となるものの、その後はさらに継続的な成長 が続きそうだと同レポートは述べています。

Published 25th March 2014

Hedging EM risks? Think gold, one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold can be used by investors to mitigate systemic risks, act as a cost-effective currency hedge and reduce tail risks in emerging markets. 

Published 18th February 2014

Consumers around the world bought gold in record amounts in 2013, led by demand in China and India, with China becoming the world’s biggest gold market, according to the latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report. In Western markets consumer demand also remained strong with the US, in particular, having a robust year in the jewellery, bar and coin sectors.

Published 9th January 2014

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has appointed Sally Morrison as Managing Director, Jewellery. Based in New York, Sally will be responsible for the organisation’s worldwide jewellery operations.

Published 14th November 2013

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period July-September 2013, highlights the resilience of the global gold market in what is traditionally a slower quarter for gold demand. The continued growth in consumer demand across the globe and the strength of Asian gold…

Published 31st October 2013

Today the World Gold Council releases a new research report, Responsible gold mining and value distribution, which demonstrates further the constructive role responsible gold mining plays in supporting sustainable socio-economic development, particularly in host nations. In an industry first, member…

Published 30th October 2013

The World Gold Council today publishes a new report ‘Why invest in gold?’ which reiterates and explains why gold should be viewed as a long-term asset in a portfolio. The global economy has been slowly healing since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, however many investors have increased their exposure to risky assets on the back of strong equity market performance this year.…

Published 8th October 2013

The direct economic impact of gold, an independent research report by economists at PwC and commissioned by the World Gold Council, is the first to take into account the entire value chain from large scale mining supply to consumer demand in order to quantify how gold contributes to local and global…

Published 25th September 2013

The World Gold Council has announced the appointment of Randall Oliphant as its new Chairman. Mr Oliphant is Executive Chairman of the Canadian gold producer New Gold Inc. and succeeds Ian Telfer, Chairman of Goldcorp Inc., who steps down from the Board.

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