Gold supply and demand

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2015

Gold supply and demand - Gold Demand Trends Q2 2015

The World Gold Council’s leading industry publication on gold demand trends, analysed by both sector and geography for the second quarter 2015. Download the latest issue

Next release:

Q3 2015: Thursday 12th November

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Developing Indian Hallmarking

Gold supply and demand - Developing Indian Hallmarking

The World Gold Council has conducted a study to assess  the current state of hallmarking in India.

Our intention was threefold:

  • To evaluate the existing hallmarking system
  • To stimulate debate around how best to strengthen hallmarking processes
  • To demonstrate the benefits of an effective hallmarking infrastructure. 

Download the report to learn more.

The Ups and Downs of Gold Recycling

Gold supply and demand - The Ups and Downs of Gold Recycling

The gold-recycling industry will undergo important changes in the coming years. The World Gold Council and The Boston Consulting Group joined forces to analyse the landscape and identify key themes meriting close attention by industry players.

Turkey: gold in action

Gold supply and demand - Turkey: gold in action

‘Turkey: gold in action’, explores the role gold plays across the entire value chain, and assesses gold’s economic contribution to Turkey.

China’s gold market: progress and prospects

Gold supply and demand - China’s gold market: progress and prospects

Explore the factors that have driven China’s rise to become the number one producer and consumer of gold and why the market will continue to expand, irrespective of short term blips in the economy.

Global gold demand

Gold supply and demand - Global gold demand

Mined for more than 5,000 years, gold’s economic and cultural significance as a sign of status, a store of value and a mechanism of exchange, remains, while new diverse uses for gold, as the basis of investment products and cutting-edge technology, have emerged.

The diverse uses for gold, in jewellery and technology and by central banks and investors, mean that across decades different sectors in the gold market have risen in prominence at different points in the global economic cycle. This means that, typically, there is a sustained base level of demand.

Gold supply – global overview

Gold supply and demand - Gold supply – global overview

Today, no single country accounts for more than 14 per cent of world production. While its rarity endures, the sources of gold have become as geographically-diverse as gold demand.

Read more about the global distribution of mining output and the significance of recycled gold in meeting global gold demand.