Chinese residents prefer to deposit and invest in noble metal like gold for its characteristics as a tradition. The consumption volume of gold was 985.90 tons in China in 2015 increasing by 34.81 tons at a rate of 3.66% compared to 2014. The jewelry gold accounts for over 70% of the total while other major consumption fields include gold bars, gold coins and industrial gold.
Gold is a special product with properties of both general commodities and currencies as global strategic assets and foundation of various financial reserve systems. According to the latest data released by People's Bank of China on Jul.17, 2015, the gold reserve increased by 604 tons to 1,658.1 tons and reached 1,762.32 tons by the end of 2015 compared to six years ago.
The average international gold price was as slump as 1,156.19 dollar/ounce with a decline of about 40% compared to April 2013. The output volume of gold fell for the first time with the slump price in 2015 while it will remain the world's leading manufacturer for nine consecutive years. The gold consumption recovered with the sales of jewelry in 2015. China becomes the world's largest gold processer and jewelry consumer with an increase of 14.52 tons YOY of jewelry gold.
Meanwhile, the gold derivative market develops rapidly in China. The accumulated trading volume of all gold varieties of Shanghai Gold Exchange was 34,100 tons with an increase of 84.28%
YOY in 2015, which was the world's largest physical trading market in the field. Meanwhile, the accumulated trading volume of gold futures in Shanghai Futures Exchange was 50,600 tons with an increase of 6.08% YOY ranking the first in the globe. Shanghai-Hong Kong Gold Connect was officially opened in July 2015. Meanwhile, Bank of China and China Construction Bank were respectively approved to participate in the benchmark pricing of London Gold in June and October. China gold market exerts an increasing influence on that of the world.
The import volume of gold grows with the demand in China. The import volume of gold exceeded 1,400 tons and over half of them were from Hong Kong in 2015.
In recent years, the national consciousness of investment in gold enhances in China while it is still inferior to the international level. Gold ownership per capita is less than 8g while that of the globe is about 30g, leading to huge development space of the gold market. China is expected to remain the largest gold consumer in the world in the next few years.
Readers can obtain the following information or more through this report:
- Development Environment of Gold Market in China
- Production Status of Gold in China
- Market Demand for Gold in China
- Major Gold Manufacturers and Their Operation Status in China
- Competition Status of Gold Market in China
- Production Costs of Gold in China
- Price Trend of Gold in China
- Major Driving Forces and Investment Opportunities in China Gold Industry
- Risks and Challenges in China Gold Industry
- Forecast on Development Trend of Gold Market in China
1.1 Overview of International Gold Market, 2013-2016
1.1.1 Analysis on Supply
1.1.2 Analysis on Demand
1.1.3 Analysis on Development Trend of Supply and Demand
1.2 Analysis on Major Global Gold Manufacturers
1.2.1 South Africa
1.2.5 Other Countries
1.3 Analysis on Global Gold Price Trend, 2013-2016
1.3.1 Analysis on Factors Influencing Gold Prices
1.3.2 Analysis and Predication on Gold Price Trend
2 Analysis on Gold Production Industry in China, 2011-2016
2.1 Analysis on Gold Productionin China, 2011-2016
2.1.1 Analysis on Production Capacity
2.1.2 Analysis on Production Volume
2.2 Analysis on Demand for Gold in China, 2013-2016
2.2.1 Overview of Demand
2.2.2 Industrial Demand
2.2.3 Jewelry Demand
2.2.4 Investment Demand
2.3 Analysis on Gold Import in China, 2013-2016
2.3.1 Overview of Gold Import in China, 2013-2016
2.3.2 Major Import Sources of Gold in China, 2013-2016
3 Analysis on Major Gold Manufacturing Areas in China, 2011-2016
3.1.1 Overview of Gold Deposit Distribution
3.1.2 Analysis on Production Volume
3.1.3 Analysis on Development Trend
3.6 Other Areas
4 Analysis on Major Gold Manufacturers in China, 2013-2016
4.1 Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.
4.1.1 Enterprise Profile
4.1.2 Operation Status
4.1.3 Analysis on Development Strategies
4.2 Zhongjin Gold Corporation Limited
4.2.1 Enterprise Profile
4.2.2 Operation Status
4.2.3 Analysis on Development Strategies
4.3 Shandong Gold Group Co., Ltd.
4.4 Shandong Zhaojin Group Co., Ltd.
4.5 Hunan Chenzhou Mining Group Co., Ltd.
4.6 Shandong Humon Smelting Co., Ltd.
4.7 Lingbao Gold Co., Ltd.
4.7 Other Enterprises
5 Market Analysis of Gold Derivatives in China, 2013-2016
5.1 Introduction of Gold Derivatives
5.1.1 Physical Gold
5.1.2 Document-based Gold
5.1.3 Gold Futures
5.2 Development Environment of Gold Derivative Market in China
5.2.1 Macro Economic Environment
5.2.2 Policy Environment
5.3 Market Analysis of Gold Derivatives in China
5.3.1 Development History and Current Situation of Gold Derivative Market in China
5.3.2 Analysis on Market Status of Gold Derivatives in China
5.3.3 Problems in China Gold Derivative Market
5.3.4 Development Trend of China Gold Derivative Market
6 Production Costs and Price Trend of Gold in China, 2013-2021
6.1 Analysis on Production Costs of Gold in China, 2013-2016
6.1.1 Analysis on Raw Material Prices
6.1.2 Analysis on Labor Costs
6.2 Price Trend of Gold in China, 2013-2016
6.2.1 Analysis on Factors Influencing Gold Price Trend
6.2.2 Price Trend of Gold in China, 2013-2016
6.3 Forecast on Production Costs and Price Trend of Gold in China, 2017-2021
7 Prospect of Gold Industry in China, 2017-2021
7.1 Factors Influencing the Development of Gold Industry in China
7.1.1 Major Driving Forces and Market Opportunities in Gold Industry in China
7.1.2 Risks and Challenges in Gold Industry in China
7.2 Forecast on Supply of Gold Industry in China, 2017-2021
7.2.1 Analysis on Gold Production Capacity in China
7.2.2 Prediction on Gold Production Volume in China
7.3 Forecast on Demand for Gold in China, 2017-2021
7.3.1 Forecast on Total Demand Volume
7.3.2 Forecast on Major Demand Fields
7.4 Analysis on Investment Opportunities in China Gold Market
Chart Global Output Volume of Gold, 2005-2015
Chart Output Volume of Gold in China, 2005-2015
Chart Price Trend of Gold in International Market, 2013-2016
Chart Demand Volume of Gold in China, 2005-2015
Chart Gold Output Volume of Major Global Manufacturers, 2015
Chart Import Volume of Gold in China, 2011-2016
Chart Demand Structure of Gold Market in China, 2015
Chart Demand Volume of Gold in China Jewelry Industry, 2011-2015
Chart Operation Status of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd., 2011-2016
Chart Output Volume of Gold of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd., 2011-2016
Chart Major Gold Manufacturers and Their Market Shares in China, 2013-2016
Chart Development History of Gold Derivative Market in China
Chart Price Trend of Gold Market in China, 2013-2016
Chart Forecast on Production Volume of Gold in China, 2017-2021
Chart Forecast on Demand for Gold in China, 2017-2021
- Lingbao Gold Co., Ltd.
- Shandong Gold Group Co., Ltd.
- Shandong Humon Smelting Co., Ltd.
- Shandong Zhaojin Group Co., Ltd.
- Zhongjin Gold Corporation Limited
- Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.