Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow for November 2017

Australian bullion sales in November sank from their quickened pace in October and from a year earlier, according to figures published Dec. 4 by The Perth Mint of Australia.

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow in November

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow in November

The sales registered against a backdrop of mixed precious metals in November with LBMA prices rising 0.8% for gold and falling 1.5% for silver.

U.S. Mint sales of its core bullion products also declined sharply last month and from a year ago.

Bullion Sales in November 2017

The Perth Mint sold 23,901 ounces in gold coins and gold bars last month, marking drops of 46.4% from October and 56.3% from November 2016.

Year to date gold sales at 338,401 ounces are 25.9% lower than the 456,875 ounces sold during the same eleven months of 2016.

November sales of silver bullion totaled 544,436 ounces, the lowest amount since August after reaching a three-month high in October. In percentages, the tally is 45.5% lower than the previous month and 44.7% lower than November of last year.

Year to date silver sales at 8,761,971 ounces are 25.8% lower than the 11,806,757 ounces sold through the same months in 2016.

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales by Month

Below is a monthly summary of Perth Mint bullion sales from November 2016 to November 2017. The figures show monthly ounces of gold and silver shipped as minted products by The Perth Mint to wholesale and retail customers worldwide. It excludes sales of cast bars and other Group activities including sales of allocated/unallocated precious metal for storage by the Depository.

Perth Mint Bullion Sales (in troy ounces)
Silver Gold
November 2017 544,436 23,901
October 2017 999,425 44,618
September 2017 697,849 46,415
August 2017 392,091 23,130
July 2017 1,167,963 23,675
June 2017 1,215,071 19,259
May 2017 826,656 29,679
April 2017 468,977 10,490
March 2017 716,283 22,232
February 2017 502,353 25,257
January 2017 1,230,867 72,745
December 2016 430,009 63,420
November 2016 984,622 54,747

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Perth Mint Puts Gold, Silver Bullion at Investors Fingertips

The Perth Mint has made investing in precious metals even easier with a secure online trading platform that offers investors the ability to buy and store with the Mint.

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The Perth Mint opens a secure online trading platform allowing investors to store metal at mint

Provided with trusted storage facilities, which are guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia, and with complete account privacy, investors are able to confidently transact with live pricing day or night, seven days a week. The platform facilitates immediate manual market orders or automatic price-sensitive trades when an investor’s preferred metal price is reached.

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“Offering the only government guaranteed investment and storage program in the world, The Perth Mint has deep connections in the global market, and has been providing a range of precious metal coins and bars for investors for more than 100 years,” said Perth Mint Manager, Analysis and Strategy, Bron Suchecki.

“We currently store some $2.7 billion worth of precious metals for more than 21,000 clients located in 105 countries, and we anticipate that these numbers will increase dramatically with our new online system now in place,” he added.

Investors can open an online depository account via www.perthmint.com/storage/open-account.html and start trading with just $50 per transaction. For the savvy investor under the age of 18 years, regular investments can be made into an account established on their behalf by a parent or legal guardian.

“Should events cause an investor to want to take delivery of physical product, they are able to obtain a globally accepted range of coins and bars that are manufactured at our minting and refining facilities located in Perth,” Mr. Suchecki continued.

Investors are able to choose from the range of bullion storage options at The Perth Mint on www.perthmint.com/storage or purchase a variety of Australian bullion coins, minted and cast bars for delivery at www.perthmintbullion.com.

As an industry leader, The Perth Mint also operates one of the largest accredited refineries in the world, processing more than $15 billion worth of conflict-free gold and silver annually. Therefore, investors can be assured that the metals they buy are obtained from trustworthy ethical sources.

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