The World Gold Council is the market-development organisation for the gold industry. Its 23 members comprise the world’s leading gold mining companies, representing approximately 60% of global corporate gold production.
Working within the investment, jewellery and technology sectors, as well as consulting on government affairs, the World Gold Council’s purpose is to provide industry leadership, whilst stimulating and sustaining demand for gold. It made an investment in BullionVault in 2010, acquiring an 11% stake. In 2016, it transferred its holding to Gold Bullion Investment Trust [GBIT] which became the registered owner. GBIT is a connected organisation of the World Gold Council.« Back to Glossary Index