The role of gold in Turkey's economy!
According to the World Gold Council's report on the situation in the gold market of Turkey, gold is of great importance for the national economy. Turkey is a key point in world trade of gold. In this country it is represented the entire gold value chain, from mining and refining to jewelery design and investment.
The yellow metal has always been an essential part of the cultural heritage of the country thus contributing to the high demand for gold. For centuries, Turkey has accumulated a vast experience in the manufacture of jewelry. At different times and at different prices of gold, it has been in great demand among inhabitants and tourists. According to experts, there are about 3,500 tones of gold accumulated in private households. It can be concluded that the Turks keep gold as their savings in the event of financial problems.
In 2011, the Central Bank of Turkey stimulated commercial banks to create a range of gold-backed banking products so people could invest in gold. Thus, commercial banks were able to accumulate 250 tons of gold into the country's financial system during the crisis. These tonnes were harvested from under the mattress in private households.
Summing up the key aspects of the gold market in Turkey, here are some of the main ones:
- gold is deeply integrated into the Turkish society;
- love of ordinary people for gold as 3,500 tons of gold were collected from private households;
- significant contribution to the country's economy, consumption and recycling brought $ 3,8 billion in 2012;
- gold is an important part of the financial system, banks held 250 tons by the end of 2013 to support the banking system and economy;
- Turkey is an experienced trader of gold jewelry, the country has ambitions to become a refining and recycling center;
- the country's gold mining production is growing quickly, from 2 tons to 33.5 tons in 2013.
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Category: Gold news Publication date: 2015-01-30 15:57
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