The investment sector offered a boon to gold, with holdings during the fourth quarter up 19 per cent on a volume basis, data from the World Gold Council shows.
“2011 marked another impressive year for global gold demand, with investment demand showing strong growth and both jewellery and technology sectors remaining resilient,” the Council said in a statement.
Here are the important charts from the World Gold Council’s report that give a great global breakdown of how gold was consumed last year.
Photo: World Gold Council
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