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Gold Demand Trends Q2 2018

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2018

Gold demand stayed soft in Q2, dropping to 964.3t. The H1 total of 1,959.9t is the lowest since 2009. Read more.

Gold ETFs

Gold ETFs

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

Mid year outlook 2018

Mid year outlook 2018

Gold investors saw their fortunes change during the second quarter after benefiting from gold’s strong performance in Q1. As we look ahead, we have identified three key macro trends that will influence gold’s behaviour in the second half of 2018.

Recommendations for the further development of China’s gold market

China gold market report

On July 25th, the 3rd China International Gold Conference, co-sponsored by the China Gold Association and the World Gold Council, was held in Beijing. At the event, the Development Research Center of the State Council and the World Gold Council jointly issued the "Recommendations for the futher development of China's gold market report".

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.

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.