All world needs gold and its advantages:
World demand for gold reached 4,396 t / year; the production of the mines is around 3,000 t / year, the difference comes from the recovery of the gold used.
In countries with more information, people have regularly purchased the refuge property par excellence since the year 2000. The volumes with the beginning of the 2008 crisis are very significant.
With physical gold, private individuals conserve and protect their savings.
Breakdown of the gold market
The “bullion and coins” sector for private individuals has experienced significant growth since 2007:
+ 150% (from 437 t to 1,091 t / year).