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Published 12th February 2015
2014 saw a stabilisation of the gold market as it pulled back from the extremes of 2013, according to the latest Gold Demand Trends full year report from the World Gold Council. Annual gold demand was 3,924 tonnes (t), 4% lower than 2013. The year ended strongly, with gold demand in Q4 2014 up 6% year on year to 987t, driven by demand for jewellery and central bank buying.
1st March 2015 - 09:00 to 4th March 2015 - 17:00
The second edition of The World Gold Council Responsible Gold Mining and Value Distribution report, covering 2013 data, was issued on 23 October 2014. This report further demonstrated the impact the responsible gold mining industry has in supporting economic development in host countries by looking at the distribution of the money spent by gold mining companies. Responsible gold mining can contribute substantially to social and economic development but it is important to take a realistic view of the role it can play and contribution it can make.
9th February 2015 - 09:00 to 12th February 2015 - 18:00
At African Mining Indaba 2015, the World Gold Council will again be highlighting gold’s positive contributions to economies and society, focusing specifically on the impacts of responsible gold mining on local growth and development.
9th November 2014 - 09:00 to 11th November 2014 - 17:00
The World Gold Council is a key player in helping shape the changing gold market to ensure it develops in a sustainable and dynamic manner for the benefit of all its stakeholders.
10th September 2014 - 14:00 to 12th September 2014 - 17:30
Co-hosted by the World Gold Council and China Gold Association, the China Gold Congress addresses the entire gold value chain. Key topics of discussion at the China Gold Congress include: Innovation and internationalisation of the gold market Gold mining, exploration and market trends Gold’s role in technology current and future