Supply and demand data methodology note

Published 21st June 2017

Categories: Supply, Recycling, Demand, Jewellery, Investment, Technology, Central banks/official inst.

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The gold market is broad and complex, so producing statistics on demand and supply is challenging. But having such statistics is crucial to understanding the fundamentals of the market. The World Gold Council overcomes the complexity to produce a robust, comprehensive and well-researched series of global gold demand and supply data. We publish these data and supporting commentary in our quarterly Gold Demand Trends report.