In the first half of the year, gold consumption increased by 69.21% year-on-year

  Our newspaper, Beijing, August 3 (Reporter Li Jie) The latest statistics from the China Gold Association show that in the first half of the year, the actual consumption of gold in the country was 547.05 tons, a year-on-year increase of 69.21% and a year-on-year increase of 4.49%.

  Specifically, 348.56 tons of gold jewelry, a year-on-year increase of 67.68%; gold bars and gold coins 151.10 tons, a year-on-year increase of 96.28%; industrial and other gold used 47.39 tons, a year-on-year increase of 23.28%.

According to the analysis of the China Gold Association, as a series of policies to expand domestic demand and promote consumption continued to be exerted, gold jewelry consumption recovered rapidly in the first quarter. In the second quarter, driven by factors such as the May 1st and Dragon Boat Festival holiday, the recovery momentum of gold jewelry consumption continued to increase. Among them, the consumption of ancient gold jewelry continued to rise strongly, becoming the main driving force for the recovery of the industry.

In the second quarter, physical gold investment continued to maintain a high degree of enthusiasm.

Benefiting from the fierce demand for new energy vehicles and electronic products, the demand for industrial gold continues to grow steadily.

  The data also showed that in the first half of the year, domestic raw material gold production was 152.75 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 10.18%.

The supply of imported gold raw materials is steadily increasing. If this part of imported raw materials is added to produce gold, a total of 204.94 tons of gold will be produced nationwide.

  Since the beginning of this year, the price of gold has fluctuated and corrected.

Shanghai Gold Exchange Au9999 gold opened at 397.48 yuan/g, and closed at 365.82 yuan/g at the end of June, a decrease of 7.97% from the beginning of the year. The weighted average price in the first half of the year was 376.62 yuan/g, an increase of 2.07% from the same period last year.

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