The direct economic impact of gold

Published 8th October 2013

Categories: Gold mining and sustainable development

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A new independent research report, The direct economic impact of gold, commissioned by the World Gold Council and produced by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, reveals striking insights into the direct economic contribution of gold in the world’s major gold producing and consuming countries. This research is ground-breaking in the breadth of its perspective, covering the entire value chain of the gold industry, from mining and refining to end-user consumption.

Terry Heymann, Director of the World Gold Council’s Gold for Development programme, and Jason Burkitt, UK Mining Leader, PwC, discuss the research and its findings, with an introduction by Aram Shishmanian, CEO, World Gold Council: