Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2013

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2013

      2012 2013 Q4'13 vs Q4'12 4-quarter2
Tonnes 2012 20131 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q41 % chg % chg
Jewellery 1896.1 2,209.50 490.4 420.6 461.7 523.4 554.8 602.8 498 553.8 6 17
Technology 407.5 404.8 106 103.2 102.3 96 102.5 103.2 102.8 96.2 0 -1
Electronics 284.5 282.4 73.8 71.4 72.3 67 72.1 71.9 72 66.5 -1 -1
Other Industrial 84.4 85 22.2 21.9 20.6 19.7 21.7 22.2 21.1 20.1 2 1
Dentistry 38.6 37.3 10 9.9 9.4 9.3 8.8 9.1 9.8 9.7 4 -3
Investment 1,568.10 773.3 406.1 295.7 432.3 434.1 264.5 182.9 179.1 146.7 -66 -51
Total bar and coin demand 1,289.00 1,654.10 352.9 295.7 294.6 345.9 441.1 585.2 300.8 327 -5 28
Physical Bar demand 962.7 1,266.90 271.2 217.4 215.7 258.3 330.2 449.9 239.4 247.4 -4 32
Official Coin 213 283.4 55.1 55.4 49.2 53.3 80.1 97 45.5 60.8 14 33
Medals/Imitation Coin 113.4 103.8 26.5 22.8 29.7 34.3 30.8 38.4 16 18.8 -45 -8
ETFs & similar products3 279.1 -880.8 53.2 0 137.8 88.1 -176.5 -402.2 -121.8 -180.3 - -
Central bank net purchases 544.1 368.6 117.8 163.5 112.3 150.4 129.1 82.4 96.2 61 -59 -32
Gold demand 4,415.80 3,756.10 1,120.30 983 1,108.70 1,203.80 1,050.90 971.3 876.1. 857.8 -29 -15
London PM fix, US$/oz 1,669.00 1,411.20 1,690.60 1,609.50 1,652.00 1,721.80 1,631.80 1,414.80 1,326.30 1,276.20 -26 -15
      2012 2013 Q4'13 vs Q4'12 4-quarter2
US$mn 2012 20131 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q41 % chg % chg
Jewellery 101,745.00 100,248 26,657 21,767 24,521 28,972 29,108 27,419 21,326 22,724 -22 -1
Technology 21,864 18,365 5,759 5,339 5,435 5,316 5,379 4,694 4,385 3,948 -26 -16
Electronics 15,265 12,813 4,012 3,692 3,842 3,709 3,781.00 3,270 3,069 2,727 -26 -16
Other Industrial 4,530.00 3,858 1,204 1,135 1,095 1,092 1,138 1,010 899 823 -25 1
Dentistry 2,069 1,694 543 512 498 515 460 414 417 398 -23 -18
Investment 84,144 35,085 22,071 15,300 22,962 24,028 13,877 8,321 7,636 6,021 -75 -57
Total bar and coin demand 69,169.00 75,049 19,179.00 15,301 15,646 19,149 23,139.00 26,618.00 12,827.00 13,417.00 -30.00 10
Physical Bar demand 51,655 57,483 14,742 11,251 11,455 14,300 17,323 20,462 10,207 10,153 -29 32
Official Coin 11,428 12,857 2,995 2,869 2,611 2,948 4,202 4,411 1,940 2,495 -15 14
Medals/Imitation Coin 6,086 4,709 1,442 1,180 1,579 1,901 1,614 1,745 681 770 -60 -21
ETFs & similar products3 14,975 -39,964 2,892 -1 7,317 4,879 -9,261 -18,297 -5,192 -7,396 - -
Central bank net purchases 29,193 16,724 6,404 8,462 5,967 8,323 6,771 3,747 4,101 2,503 -70 -41
Gold demand 236,946 170,422 60,892 50,867 58,885 66,639 55,134 44,181 37,358 35,195 -47 -28

 

1Provisional.
2Percentage change, 12 months ended December 2013 vs 12 months ended December 2012.
3Exchange Traded Funds and similar products including: Gold Bullion Securities (London), Gold Bullion Securities (Australia), GLD® (formerly streetTRACKS Gold Shares), NewGold Gold Debentures, iShares Comex Gold Trust, ZKB Gold ETF, GOLDIST, ETF Securities Physical Gold, ETF Securities (Tokyo), ETF Securities (NYSE), XETRA-GOLD, Julius Baer Physical Gold, Central Fund of Canada and Central Gold Trust, Swiss Gold, iShares Gold Bullion Fund (formerly Claymore Gold Bullion ETF), Sprott Physical Gold Trust, ETF Securities Glitter, Mitsubishi Physical Gold ETF, CS ETF II (formerly Credit Suisse Xmtch) and Dubai Gold Securities.

Source: Thomson Reuters GFMS, LBMA, World Gold Council

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      2012 2013 Q4'13 vs Q4'12 4-quarter2
Tonnes 2012 20131 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q41 % chg % chg
Jewellery 1896.1 2,209.50 490.4 420.6 461.7 523.4 554.8 602.8 498 553.8 6 17
Technology 407.5 404.8 106 103.2 102.3 96 102.5 103.2 102.8 96.2 0 -1
Electronics 284.5 282.4 73.8 71.4 72.3 67 72.1 71.9 72 66.5 -1 -1
Other Industrial 84.4 85 22.2 21.9 20.6 19.7 21.7 22.2 21.1 20.1 2 1
Dentistry 38.6 37.3 10 9.9 9.4 9.3 8.8 9.1 9.8 9.7 4 -3
Investment 1,568.10 773.3 406.1 295.7 432.3 434.1 264.5 182.9 179.1 146.7 -66 -51
Total bar and coin demand 1,289.00 1,654.10 352.9 295.7 294.6 345.9 441.1 585.2 300.8 327 -5 28
Physical Bar demand 962.7 1,266.90 271.2 217.4 215.7 258.3 330.2 449.9 239.4 247.4 -4 32
Official Coin 213 283.4 55.1 55.4 49.2 53.3 80.1 97 45.5 60.8 14 33
Medals/Imitation Coin 113.4 103.8 26.5 22.8 29.7 34.3 30.8 38.4 16 18.8 -45 -8
ETFs & similar products3 279.1 -880.8 53.2 0 137.8 88.1 -176.5 -402.2 -121.8 -180.3 - -
Central bank net purchases 544.1 368.6 117.8 163.5 112.3 150.4 129.1 82.4 96.2 61 -59 -32
Gold demand 4,415.80 3,756.10 1,120.30 983 1,108.70 1,203.80 1,050.90 971.3 876.1. 857.8 -29 -15
London PM fix, US$/oz 1,669.00 1,411.20 1,690.60 1,609.50 1,652.00 1,721.80 1,631.80 1,414.80 1,326.30 1,276.20 -26 -15
      2012 2013 Q4'13 vs Q4'12 4-quarter2
US$mn 2012 20131 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q41 % chg % chg
Jewellery 101,745.00 100,248 26,657 21,767 24,521 28,972 29,108 27,419 21,326 22,724 -22 -1
Technology 21,864 18,365 5,759 5,339 5,435 5,316 5,379 4,694 4,385 3,948 -26 -16
Electronics 15,265 12,813 4,012 3,692 3,842 3,709 3,781.00 3,270 3,069 2,727 -26 -16
Other Industrial 4,530.00 3,858 1,204 1,135 1,095 1,092 1,138 1,010 899 823 -25 1
Dentistry 2,069 1,694 543 512 498 515 460 414 417 398 -23 -18
Investment 84,144 35,085 22,071 15,300 22,962 24,028 13,877 8,321 7,636 6,021 -75 -57
Total bar and coin demand 69,169.00 75,049 19,179.00 15,301 15,646 19,149 23,139.00 26,618.00 12,827.00 13,417.00 -30.00 10
Physical Bar demand 51,655 57,483 14,742 11,251 11,455 14,300 17,323 20,462 10,207 10,153 -29 32
Official Coin 11,428 12,857 2,995 2,869 2,611 2,948 4,202 4,411 1,940 2,495 -15 14
Medals/Imitation Coin 6,086 4,709 1,442 1,180 1,579 1,901 1,614 1,745 681 770 -60 -21
ETFs & similar products3 14,975 -39,964 2,892 -1 7,317 4,879 -9,261 -18,297 -5,192 -7,396 - -
Central bank net purchases 29,193 16,724 6,404 8,462 5,967 8,323 6,771 3,747 4,101 2,503 -70 -41
Gold demand 236,946 170,422 60,892 50,867 58,885 66,639 55,134 44,181 37,358 35,195 -47 -28

 

1Provisional.
2Percentage change, 12 months ended December 2013 vs 12 months ended December 2012.
3Exchange Traded Funds and similar products including: Gold Bullion Securities (London), Gold Bullion Securities (Australia), GLD® (formerly streetTRACKS Gold Shares), NewGold Gold Debentures, iShares Comex Gold Trust, ZKB Gold ETF, GOLDIST, ETF Securities Physical Gold, ETF Securities (Tokyo), ETF Securities (NYSE), XETRA-GOLD, Julius Baer Physical Gold, Central Fund of Canada and Central Gold Trust, Swiss Gold, iShares Gold Bullion Fund (formerly Claymore Gold Bullion ETF), Sprott Physical Gold Trust, ETF Securities Glitter, Mitsubishi Physical Gold ETF, CS ETF II (formerly Credit Suisse Xmtch) and Dubai Gold Securities.

Source: Thomson Reuters GFMS, LBMA, World Gold Council

© Copyright 2014 World Gold Council and Thomson Reuters GFMS [and others]. All rights reserved.  No reproduction permitted without permission.  See here for details.

Data on the supply and demand for gold is compiled by Thomson Reuters GFMS. The company provides a number of tables exclusively for the World Gold Council. Please refer to the notes and copyright information for details regarding the restrictions on disseminating these data. Thomson Reuters GFMS should be contacted for further information or for historical data. In addition, certain data is available on Bloomberg.

Compare consumer demand by region, category and time period in the Regional analysis section.