World Gold Council Press Releases
  • World Gold Council report highlights responsible gold mining’s continuing constructive impact on host economies
    The World Gold Council yesterday released its second Responsible Gold Mining and Value Distribution report at the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development in Geneva. This edition of the report reinforces the continuing contribution responsible gold mining can make in supporting economic development in host countries. As well as providing greater...
  • 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. The Contract is the first wholesale 25 kilobar gold contract to be offered...
  • New Gold Investor Report Highlights How Rising GDP Drives Consumer Gold Demand
    “The growth dividend: how rising GDP lifts consumer gold demand” – one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council – highlights how gold demand benefits at all stages of the economic cycle, including in times of expansion as well as in times of duress. Juan Carlos Artigas, the paper’s author and Director of Investment Research for the World...