The Countries that Own the Vast Majority of the World’s Gold

The Countries that Own the Vast Majority of the World’s Gold
  • Overall demand for Gold in Q-1 of Y 2016 increased by 21% to 1,290t, up from 1,070t in Q-1 of Y 2015.
  • Total consumer demand was 736t down 13% compared to 849t in Q-1 of Y 2015.
  • Global investment demand was 618t, up 122% from 278t in the same frame last year.
  • Global jewellery demand fell 19% to 482t versus 597t in Q-1 of Y 2015.
  • Central bank demand dipped slightly to 109t in Q-1 of Y 2016, compared to 112t in the same frame last year.
  • Demand in the technology sector fell 3% to 81t in Q-1 of Y 2016.
  • Total supply was up 5% to 1,135t in Q-1 of Y 2016, from 1,081t in Q-1 of Y 2015. Mine supply was up 8% to 774t.
  • t= metric ton
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