The Silver Institute
Retail investors in recent months have seized the opportunity to significantly increase their holdings of silver bullion coins and, to a lesser extent, bars. Due to strong demand, the U.S. Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, Australia's Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint and the British Royal Mint have put their silver bullion coins on allocation
Mitchell J. Krebs, President of the Silver Institute and President and Chief Executive Officer of Coeur Mining, Inc., will speak at the 14th China International Silver Conference 2015 in Shanghai about the current state of the world's silver supply, from a producer's perspective
Through the first half of this year, silver experienced increased demand for jewelry and important industrial applications, two signals of demand growth for this most versatile of metals.
The Silver Institute is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 14th China International Silver Conference (CISC), which will be held in Shanghai, China, from September 16-18, 2015.
The Silver Institute is pleased to announce that its widely read bi-monthly publication, Silver News, is now available in Chinese. China plays a vital role in the international silver market. It is the leading country in terms of silver demand for industrial applications, the third-largest silver mining country globally, and is increasingly demonstrating its influence in the silver financial markets.
The U.S. Mint announced that 2014 sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion coins reached 44,006,000 ounces. The robust sales performance was primarily driven by a resurgence of demand in the fourth quarter last year. To that point, December sales of the American Eagles Silver Bullion coins were up 104% year-on-year.
Investor and industrial consumption of silver has advanced at a healthy pace in 2014, reflected in the silver price increasing 5 percent as of July 15 from the beginning of the year.
The Silver Institute is pleased to announce that the 13th China International Silver Conference (CISC) will be held in Tianjin, China, from September 24-26, 2014. The CISC is the most prominent global international silver conference and offers attendees an excellent opportunity to meet with key Chinese and international silver market participants.
Strong investment demand for silver drove global sales of one-ounce silver bullion coins to an all-time record high in 2013, while early indications suggest that investors' interest in acquiring silver coins is healthy in the opening weeks of 2014.
An international gathering of leading industry executives will present at the Silver Industrial Conference in Washington, D.C., on October 22-23. The conference, hosted by the Silver Institute, will explore the growing and changing requirements for silver by manufacturers and look at technical developments in the commercial and industrial space.