Welcome to the
World Gold Council

As a leading organisation in the gold industry, we’re committed to shaping the conversation around gold and creating a brighter future for all.

Gold and ESG

Responsible Gold Mining

Ensuring high ESG standards across the gold supply chain

Gold and Climate Change

Analysing gold’s relationship with climate change

Gold’s Contribution to Society

Understanding gold’s role in socio-economic development

Our Documentary Series

The Golden Thread

The Golden Thread documentary series is an in-depth exploration of the role of gold in our past, present and future, from art and culture through science and technology.

Central Banks

Data on central bank gold holdings, sales and purchases, as well as insights

Demand and Supply

Data on sectors of gold demand, supply, productions costs and futures market positioning

Price and Premium

Benchmark gold prices, gold futures curves and local price premium/discount

Performance Metrics

Returns, volatility, correlations and trading volumes for gold, bonds, equities and other major asset classes

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Latest Research

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Gold Market Commentary

Throughout April, gold remained among the best performing assets in 2022 up 5% in US dollar terms – yet it ended the month 1.6% lower at US$1,911/oz.

Gold Demand Trends Q1 2022

Gold market sees solid start to 2022. Q1 gold demand was 34% above Q1 2021, driven by strong ETF inflows.