The Authority on Gold

Gold Investor, July 2018

Gold Investor, July 2018

This edition of Gold Investor focuses on technology, analysing gold’s current use and future potential across a range of applications. Read more.

Gold ETFs

Gold ETFs

Monthly gold-backed ETF flows and holdings by region and fund

Gold and climate change: An introduction

Gold and climate change: An introduction

The World Gold Council's ‘Gold and climate change’ report, provides investors with greater clarity around gold’s impacts on climate change.

China's jewellery market - quietly improving

Market Update: China's jewellery market - quietly improving

The 2005-2013 boom in Chinese gold jewellery demand was followed by a fallow few years, which saw demand shrink by one third. But there are green shoots of recovery emerging. 2017 saw modest growth, aided by industry efforts to better engage with modern consumers. And continued innovation by the trade could bear fruit over the coming years.

Responsible Gold Mining Principles

Responsible Gold Mining Principles

Working with our Member companies and underpinned by existing widely-respected standards and codes, we have set out principles that we believe address the key environmental, social and governance issues for the gold mining sector.

Investment summit report

April 2018, Investment summit report

Read our investment summit report with insights from leading industry experts, asset owners, academics, policy makers and official institutions on the major long-term challenges facing investors today.

Gold Demand Trends Q1 2018

Gold Demand Trends Q1 2018

Gold demand of 973.5t was the lowest Q1 since 2008. The main cause was a fall in investment demand for gold bars and gold-backed ETFs, partly due to range-bound gold prices.

Gold 2048: The next 30 years for gold

Gold 2048: The next 30 years for gold

Gold 2048 brings together industry-leading experts from across the globe to analyse how the gold market is set to evolve in the next 30 years.

Gold reserves statistics

Gold reserve statistics

Gold plays an important part in central banks’ reserves management, and they are significant holders of gold. This data – compiled using IMF IFS statistics – tracks central banks’ reported purchases and sales and gold as a percentage of central banks’ foreign exchange reserves.