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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Jewellery market structure: India gold market series

India’s gold market is steeped in tradition and still highly fragmented. However, over the last few years the industry has become more organised and regulated.

Gold Market Commentary

Gold could remain under pressure if the central banks continue to hike aggressively, but the risk of either stagflation or outright recession could offset this, as gold has historically outperformed in such environments.