Global market of gold

V.B. Kondratyev

The topic examines the global gold market and the key stages in the value chain for gold from its extraction from ground through processing to its application in divers use. The analysis of the supply of gold focuses on mine production and the recycling of gold whilst the demand side analysis focuses on gold fabrication (primarily for jeweler and technology) and certain forms of investment (primarily bar and coin). The topic concentrates on those countries which are the largest producers and consumers of gold and together accounted for at least three quarters of global gold mine production and gold demand.

№3 (133) 2017

Key words: gold market, supply and demand, value added, economic impact of gold mining

Mining Industry Journal №3 (133) 2017, p.62