20.11.2013 - China gold consumption running at over 2,000 tonnes this year – Jansen
In our coverage of Chinese gold imports in the past we have noted that all the figures quoted by the mainstream analysts like GFMS appear to tally closely to the only official import statistics available – those through the entry port of Hong Kong which are published monthly. However the central government in Beijing does not produce any figures on gold imports for mainland China itself (although the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) does produce annual figures on gold consumption) and here on Mineweb we have always suggested that imports through Hong Kong do not present the complete picture with gold imports to mainland China through other ports of entry as well..........................................Full Article: Source
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