Gold Demand Trends Q1 2014

Gold Demand Trends Q1 2014

      2012 2013 2014 Q1'14 vs Q1'13 4-quarter2
Tonnes 2012 2013 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q41 Q11 % chg % chg
Jewellery 1,998.0 2,361.2 458.9 478.9 545.3 554.7 693.6 539.6 573.4 570.7 3 17
Technology 415.4 408.6 104.9 104.4 98.2 103.5 103.7 103.0 98.3 99.0 -4 -2
Electronics 284.5 278.9 71.4 72.3 67.0 70.9 69.9 70.9 67.2 67.7 -4 -2
Other Industrial 92.3 93.4 23.7 22.7 21.9 23.7 24.3 23.2 22.2 22.7 -4 0
Dentistry 38.6 36.3 9.9 9.4 9.3 8.9 9.5 9.0 8.9 8.6 -4 -4
Investment 1,637.3 900.8 305.0 449.7 472.6 288.1 228.0 192.0 192.7 282.3 -2 -41
Total bar and coin demand 1,358.2 1,780.6 305.0 311.9 384.4 464.7 630.3 312.2 373.5 282.5 -39 9
Physical Bar demand 1,036.8 1,381.1 228.4 234.3 297.0 356.0 496.9 251.6 276.6 216.4 -39 11
Official Coin 208 295.7 53.8 47.9 53.1 77.9 95.1 44.6 78.1 52.1 -33 16
Medals/Imitation Coin 113.4 103.8 22.8 29.7 34.3 30.8 38.4 16.0 18.8 14.0 -54 -26
ETFs & similar products3 279.1 -879.8 0 137.8 88.1 -176.5 -402.2 -120.2 -180.8 -0.2 -- --
Central bank net purchases 544.1 409.3 163.5 112.3 150.4 130.8 92.1 101.5 85.0 122.4 -6 -28
Gold demand 4,594.7 4,080.0 1,032.4 1,145.3 1,266.4 1,077.2 1,117.4 936.0 949.4 1,074.5 0.0 -10
London PM fix, US$/oz 1,669.0 1,411.2 1,609.5 1,652.0 1,721.8 1,631.8 1,414.8 1,326.3 1,276.2 1,293.1 -21 -20
      2012 2013 2014 Q1'14 vs Q1'13 4-quarter2
US$mn 2012 2013 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q41 Q11 % chg % chg
Jewellery 107,213 107,134 23,747 25,436 30,187 29,100 31,548 23,008 23,526 23,727 -18 -6
Technology 22,288 18,539 5,431 5,545 5,437 5,432 4,719 4,394 4,032 4,117 -24 -21
Electronics 15,265 12,655 3,692 3,842 3,709 3,718 3,181 3,024 2,757 2,816 -24 -21
Other Industrial 4,954 4,238 1,227 1,205 1,213 1,245 1,107 988 909 945 -24 -19
Dentistry 2,069 1,646 512 498 515 469 430 382 366 357 -24 -23
Investment 87,855 40,873 15,782 23,883 26,159 15,116 10,373 8,186 7,907 11,736 -22 -53
Total bar and coin demand 72,880 80,792 15,783 16,567 21,280 24,377 28,670 13,313 15,324 11,746 -52 11
Physical Bar demand 55,636 62,663 11,820 12,442 16,439 18,678 22,600 10,729 11,348 8,997 -52 10
Official Coin 11,158 13,417 2,782 2,546 2,940 4,085 4,325 1,903 3,206 2,167 -47 6
Medals/Imitation Coin 6,086 4,712 1,180 1,579 1,901 1,614 1,745 681 770 582 -64 -40
ETFs & similar products3 14,975 -39,919 -1 7,317 4,879 -9,261 -18,297 -5,128 -7,417 -10 -- --
Central bank net purchases 29,193 18,572 8,462 5,967 8,323 6,863 4,187 4,326 3,488 5,089 -26 -42
Gold demand 246,549 185,118 53,421 60,832 70,106 56,511 50,827 39,913 38,953 44,669 -21 -28

 

1Provisional.
2Percentage change, 12 months ended March 2014 vs 12 months ended March 2013.
3Exchange Traded Funds and similar products including: Gold Bullion Securities (London), Gold Bullion Securities (Australia), SPDR® Gold Shares (formerly streetTRACKS Gold Shares), NewGold Gold Debentures, iShares 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 and iShares Gold CH.

Source: The London Gold Market Fixing Ltd, GFMS, Thomson Reuters, World Gold Council

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