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The World Gold Council is a leading authority on gold and its uses. Our research provides comprehensive analysis of the industry, giving decision makers and stakeholders the information they need to understand the dynamic drivers of the gold market.

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The Ups and Downs of Gold Recycling

Published 5th March 2015

Drivers of gold recycling Gold recycling increases over the long run. In the short run, it responds swiftly to changes in the price of gold and to economic shocks. Recycling reached a seven-year low in 2014 and will likely remain low in 2015.  The technology of gold recycling  Reclaiming materials, including gold, from end-of-life electronics is more complicated than reclaiming them from high-value sources of recycled gold (primarily jewellery).  The gold-recycling industry  Industry players face complex challenges as well as opportunities. Challenges include overcapacity and increased competition. The growing volume of electrical and electronic waste offers huge opportunities for the recycling of industrial materials, although the waste that lends itself to gold recycling will constitute only 2 percent of the total volume of electrical and electronic waste.

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Published 5th March 2015

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Published 4th March 2015

2014年の金の年間需要は3,923.7トン(2013年は4,087トン)となった。前年比4%の下落だが、消費者需要が熱狂的に膨れ上がった昨年との対比ゆえ驚くべきことではない。供給サイドは、ほぼ横ばいの4,278.2トンであった。新規鉱山生産量が伸びる一方で、リサイクル金の供給量が過去7年間で最低となった。

Published 2nd March 2015

Excel file of gold price charts and data - Updated weekly in 19 currencies: US dollar, Euro, Japanese yen, Pound sterling, Canadian dollar, Swiss franc, Indian rupee, Chinese renminbi, Turkish lira, Saudi riyal, Indonesian rupiah, UAE dirham, Thai baht, Vietnamese dong, Egyptian pound, Korean won, Russian ruble, South African rand, Australian dollar.

Published 12th February 2015

Alistair Hewitt, Head of Market Intelligence at the World Gold Council, talks through the findings from the Full Year 2014 Gold Demand Trends report. 2014 saw a stabilisation of the gold market as it pulled back from the extremes of 2013.

Published 12th February 2015

The World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends (GDT) is the leading industry resource for data and opinion on world-wide gold demand. Our quarterly publication examines demand trends by sector and geography

Published 6th February 2015

Information on each country’s gold reserves and the proportion this represents of their total external reserves. Updated quarterly.

Published 6th February 2015

Shows month by month, how countries’ reported gold holdings have changed since January 2002 and reasons where known. Updated quarterly.

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