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Gold demand resilient in 2015 as central banks and consumers spur strong H2 recovery

Published 11th February 2016

Global gold demand in 2015 was virtually flat compared to 2014 at 4,212 tonnes (t), according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. Despite a challenging start to the year, gold demand rebounded in the second half of 2015 as a result of sustained buying from central banks and a strong second half from China and India.

Seminars on Shariah Standard on Gold

20th November 2015 - 15:50 to 22nd November 2015 - 15:50

As part of our industry consultation on the development of a Shariah Standard for gold, we recently held two seminars in Kuala Lumpur and Dubai, to launch an exposure draft of the new Standard to interested market participants.

LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference 2015

18th October 2015 - 09:00 to 20th October 2015 - 17:00

The LBMA’s annual conference, now in its 16th year, attracts leading participants and experts from the bullion markets across the world who discuss a range of topical issues affecting the precious metals markets. The World Gold Council has a very active programme of engagement at the event, and will have a content-rich stand in the exhibition space, communicating a range of our key insights and outputs. We will also have key spokespeople in attendance, including individuals from our Government Affairs and China teams.