Press Releases

Singapore Kilobar Gold Contract To Launch in October 2014

Singapore, Monday, 29 September 2014
International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Singapore Bullion Market Association (SBMA), Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the World Gold Council, today announced that the new exchange-traded Singapore Kilobar Gold Contract (“Contract”) will launch on Monday, 13 October 2014.

China Gold Association and the World Gold Council partner to advance understanding of the gold market

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, and the China Gold Association have today signed a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Agreement’, at the official launch of the China Gold Congress & Expo 2014 on Sept 11, 2014, in Beijing.

Together, the organisations aim to enhance the global understanding of the gold market and supply chain and China’s role within it through the exchange of research, data insights and developing innovations in gold for investment, technology and jewellery.

2014 年第 2 四半期の世界の金需要は 長期トレンドへの回帰を示し続ける

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 4
~6 月期の世界の金需要は、例外的な高需要水準の年となった 2013 年以降、長期トレンドへの回
帰を示し続けています。第 2 四半期の金総需要は 964 トンと、前年同期比で 16%減少しました。これ
は消費者および投資家が活動を控え、慎重な姿勢になったことによるものです。

Emmy Kondo joins the World Gold Council jewellery team

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has appointed Emmy Kondo to fulfil a strategic business development role within the jewellery team. Emmy will be focusing her attention on the online community LoveGold, which is approaching half a million followers and on jewellery market development across the world. Based in Chicago, Emmy will report to Sally Morrison, Managing Director, Jewellery.

Singapore Kilobar Gold - first in the world to trade on exchange platform

At the annual London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Bullion Market Forum held for the first time in Singapore today, Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and Industry, announced a new exchange-traded Singapore Kilobar Gold Contract[1] (“Contract”). This is the first wholesale 25 kilobar gold contract to be offered globally.