US: Five Must Gold See Charts – Gold Miners Are “Running Out” Of Gold

December 23, 2016

Gold Mining Companies Are Running Out of Gold: Five Must See Charts

  • ‘Peak gold’ – World’s gold production to peak in 2019 and decline
  • Gold found by miners has plunged 85% over past decade
  • Gold mining CEOs turning to deals to combat dwindling reserves
  • Exploration more difficult and firms have cut capex

The reality of peak gold production has recently been acknowledged by Bloomberg and some of the financial media. Yet the mainstream, non-specialist financial media has yet to cover this important topic with obvious ramifications for the gold market and the gold price in the medium and long term.

Peak gold production is happening globally which is very positive for gold and gold mining shares. Bloomberg have again covered this important fundamental factor in the market and have done so with an article and five must see gold charts:

“Gold’s had a roller-coaster year, surging as much as 30 percent before giving up the bulk of those gains. But one trend has been consistent: mining companies are finding it harder to dig up more of the precious metal.

The following charts show why, and what that means for the industry:”



We first covered the peak gold phenomenon back in 2007 and 2008 (see here) and have considered peak gold frequently over the years. ‘Peak Gold’ is happening which has important ramifications for the gold market and is a long term positive for the market which will support prices and should lead to higher prices.

Read full article on Bloomberg here

Mark O'Byrne is executive and research director of www.GoldCore.com which he founded in 2003. GoldCore have become one of the leading gold brokers in the world and have over 4,000 clients in over 40 countries and with over $200 million in assets under management and storage.We offer mass affluent, HNW, UHNW and institutional investors including family offices, gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion in London, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Perth. 

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