World Gold Council Press Releases
  • World Gold Trust Services Appoints William Rhind as Chief Executive Officer
    World Gold Trust Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the World Gold Council, has named William Rhind as its Chief Executive Officer.  His appointment is with immediate effect and alongside his responsibilities for ETFs, at the World Gold Council. Established in 2004, World Gold Trust Services is sponsor to SPDR Gold Trust, Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) whose shares are traded as SPDR...
  • 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...
  • 中国黄金协会与世界黄金协会缔结《全面战略合作协议》,将促进黄金市场的共识
    黄金行业的市场发展机构世界黄金协会与中国黄金协会于2014年9月11日在北京举行的中国国际黄金大会的开幕式上,正式签订了《全面战略合作协议》。 两大协会将交流并分享市场调研结果与数据分析,共同开发黄金投资、科技应用与金饰领域的创新项目;从而促进全球对黄金市场及供应链的认识,以及中国在其中所起到的作用。 过去十年间,中国黄金市场发展迅猛。其金饰及投资领域在这段时间分别实现了344%和5,000%的飞速增长。供给总量在20年间增长了267%。从财富增长、经济发展、黄金生产与消费等方面来看,中国俨然已处于全球黄金市场的中心,成为“西金东移”的驱动力。推动中国黄金需求的因素包括:中国人酷爱黄金的传统文化、未来6年中产阶级人口数将增至5亿、持续的经济增长以及政府支持等。这些因素表明中国的黄金市场成长空间巨大。 中国黄金协会会长宋鑫在今日签约仪式上表示:...