Friday, September 12, 2008

Map: World's Largest Gold Buyers and Producers

Interesting interactive map here of the world's largest gold buyers and producers. Top three gold-producing countries are China, South Africa and Australia; top three gold-consuming countries are India, China and the U.S. Also interesting that Turkey (#4), Vietnam (#8) and Egypt (#9) rank in the top-10 gold-consuming countries.

1 Comments:

At 9/12/2008 11:05 AM, Anonymous amit said...

I know from personal experience that Gold is highly used in India. It is used for gifts primarily. Everyone gives some gold piece of jewelry (no matter how poor they are).

 

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