Gold demand falls in Q2 2015 as reduced consumer appetite in Asia outweighs increased buying in some western markets
A national hallmarking system is an essential component of a successful gold monetisation scheme in India according to the World Gold Council
A new report, Developing Indian Hallmarking – A roadmap for future growth, released today by the World Gold Council, finds that improvements to the hallmarking system in India are essential to a successful gold monetisation scheme.
The World Gold Council expands its Market Intelligence Group with two new appointments in India and China
The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, today announces the appointment of Mukesh Kumar and Carole Lu to the Market Intelligence Group, which provides comprehensive research, analysis and insight on the global gold industry.
Gold mining industry contributed over US$171 billion to global economy according to World Gold Council
The first three months of 2015 saw stable gold demand, according to the latest Gold Demands Trends report from the World Gold Council. Total demand for Q1 2015 was 1,079 tonnes (t), down just 1% on the same period last year.
Gold recycling: new report examines the evolving industry that contributes a third of global gold supply
“The Ups and Downs of Gold Recycling: Understanding Market Drivers and Industry Challenges,” written and published today by the World Gold Council and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), analysesthe economic drivers of the global gold recycling market and highlights important future industry trends including; a shift in concentration of gold recycling from west to east, increased difficulty in obtaining gold from electronic products as less is used in modern devices, and potential consolidation within the recycling industry across the entire value chain.
2014 saw a stabilisation of the gold market as it pulled back from the extremes of 2013, according to the latest Gold Demand Trends full year report from the World Gold Council. Annual gold demand was 3,924 tonnes (t), 4% lower than 2013. The year ended strongly, with gold demand in Q4 2014 up 6% year on year to 987t, driven by demand for jewellery and central bank buying.
ワールド ゴールド カウンシルがまとめた最新の『ゴールド・デマンド・トレンド』によると、2014 年通期 の世界の金需要は2013 年の極端な需要から落ち着いた水準へと安定化しました。通年の金需要 は3,924 トンで、2013 年から4%低下しました。第4 四半期の需要は宝飾品と中央銀行による購入を 牽引役として前年同期比6％増の987 トンとなり、旺盛な需要と共に1 年を締めくくりました。
A new report “Turkey: gold in action” from the World Gold Council, released today, explores the role gold plays in the daily life of the world’s fourth largest consumer of gold, as well as examining its contribution to supporting the national economy.