I spent a few days in Dubai last week conducting field research speaking to jewellers and bullion dealers as well attending the Dubai Precious Metals Conference.
Goldhub blog: Posts from April 2019
In March the amount of gold that left Shanghai Gold Exchange vaults - also known as the SGE loadouts - hit 218t. This is a chunky number. It is the highest March on record, almost 30% higher than the average monthly loadout since the start of 2016 and a 13% increase on March 2018.
Central bank statistics for February 2019 are now published. You can read a summary of the key findings here.