Koos Jansen is a precious metal analyst from the Netherlands. Koos
mainly provides unique insights about Chinese gold market.
Monthly chart physical gold delivered on the Shanghai Gold Exchange vs COMEX. By @KoosJansen – 180 metric tonnes delivered in June (left the SGE vaults) – m/m -19.67 % – 1098 metric tonnes delivered year to date (January – June) Source: SGE, USGS, CMEGROUP Continue Reading
Below is a chart I published a few days ago on this website, this chart was INCORRECT. Before making this chart I was misinformed on the definition of “re-exports”. When double checking my data with the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department I learned the true definition of re-exports. Re-exports are defined as goods which … Continue Reading
Below is an article that appeared in the Chinese newspaper “World News Journal” from 2011. The first part is about the relationship between gold, the dollar and oil. The second part is on the US plundering the rest of the world by means of the dollar as the world reserve currency. China wont go along … Continue Reading
This article appeared in Qiushi magazine (August 2012), the main academic journal of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee. Sun Zhaoxue, president of China National Gold Corporation, explains why China needs to ramp up its gold reserves. Google Translate from here: Build a strong China’s economic and financial security barrier – Actively build and implement... Continue Reading
This post is part of the Chinese Gold Market Essentials series. Click here to go to an overview of all Chinese Gold Market Essentials for a comprehensive understanding of the largest physical gold market globally. This post was updated in late 2017. This article covers how gold can be imported into and exported from China mainland. There are two types … Continue Reading