Gold and Precious Metals

The boom in Chinese gold demand

The long term investment case for gold is all about emerging market demand, especially in large countries like China and India.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I’ll keep it short today. This chart from the Atlas Pulse Gold Investor Report shows the boom in Chinese gold demand since 1993, measured in tonnes. Enough said.

Chinese Gold Demand (four quarter total) – since 1993 – tonnes  

You can read more on the investment case for gold here.

Until next time OfWealthers,

Rob Marstrand

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Rob is the founder of OfWealth, a service that aims to explain to private investors, in simple terms, how to maximise their investment success in world markets. Before that he spent 15 years working for investment bank UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager and stock trader with headquarters in Switzerland. During that time he was based in London, Zurich and Hong Kong and worked in many countries, especially throughout Asia. After that he was Chief Investment Strategist for the Bonner & Partners Family Office for four years, a project set up by Agora founder Bill Bonner that focuses on successful inter-generational wealth transfer and long term investment. Rob has lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the past eight years, which is the perfect place to learn about financial crises.