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World Platinum Investment Council strengthens its Investment Research team – London, 2 June 2017

WPIC today announced the appointment of Danielle Chigumira as Manager, Investment Research.

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The Royal Mint launches its first ever platinum bullion products – London, 15 May 2017

The Royal Mint has timed its first entry into the platinum bullion market to coincide with London Platinum Week.

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World Platinum Investment Council supports London and Paris on independent road-testing initiative – London, 29 March 2017

 

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World Platinum Investment Council and BullionVault launch the lowest-cost physical platinum marketplace – London, 14 March 2017

The first platinum offering on BullionVault’s platform; Provides investors with access to the lowest-cost physical platinum bullion product in the world

World Platinum Investment Council 2017 platinum market deficit forecast increases – London, 9 March 2017

Automotive demand remains resilient; Total supply is predicted to fall by 4% in 2017; Q4 2016 turnaround in ETF buying boosts investment demand

Muthoot Exim Launches India’s First Platinum Deity Products in Association with the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) – Mumbai, 2 March 2017

Range includes platinum statuettes of Lord Ganesh in 3gm, 6gm and 9gm sizes; Products to be available at Muthoot Fincorp Branches; Easily affordable via savings and accumulation plans

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The Royal Mint and World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) to partner on new range of platinum investment products – London, 15 December 2016

Move marks first bullion platinum offering from The Royal Mint; Partnership supports WPIC’s mission to stimulate investor demand for physical platinum worldwide

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Smaller overall FY2016 platinum market deficit anticipated – London, 22 November 2016

Stable automotive demand for platinum; 2016 Chinese jewellery market softer than previously forecast; 2017 forecast projects sixth consecutive annual market deficit

FY2016 platinum market deficit forecast revised upward – London, 8 September 2016

Recycling supply growth weaker than expected as scrappage rates lowered; Small Q2 surplus as supply rebounds following Q1 outage, while demand from key sectors remains robust

World Platinum Investment Council and BullionVault join forces to launch new online marketplace for physical platinum – London, 27 July 2016

Move will ensure improved access to platinum for retail investors

Reasons why a family office should consider investing in platinum

This article was published in The Summer 2016 edition of Campden FO magazine

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World Platinum Investment Council to support promotion of Japan Physical Platinum ETF – Tokyo, 07 July 2016

Follows record AUM growth of “Fruit of Platinum” ETF(Physical Platinum Exchange Traded Fund) in 2015; One of WPIC’s initiatives to stimulate investor demand for physical platinum worldwide

FY2016 Platinum deficit forecast increases as market tightens – London, 16 May 2016

2016 to be in deficit by 455 koz – up from original 135 koz; Investment demand surges buoyed by Japanese bar-buying in Q1 2016

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) partners with Swiss refiner Valcambi sa to expand availability of platinum bar and coin products worldwide – London, 11 May 2016

Agreement paves the way for increased access to retail platinum investment products; Partnership supports WPIC’s mission to stimulate investor demand for physical platinum worldwide

Automotive demand for platinum strengthens in 2015 up 5% year‑on‑year – London, 2nd March 2016

Mining supply returns to pre-strike level but recycling falls; 2016 forecast to be fifth consecutive deficit year.

Fuel cell, jewellery and investment:

Major inflection points for future platinum demand.

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Platinum market to see a decade of annual deficits to 2021 – London, 29th January 2016

WPIC commissioned report by Glaux Metal forecasts an average annual deficit of 250,000 ounces for six-year period to 2021

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World Platinum Investment Council approved as Singapore Bullion Market Association member – London, 28th January 2016

Singapore a priority for platinum market development efforts in 2016

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) to expand global platinum investment choices with launch of new bullion coin custodial certificates – London, 10th December 2015

Exclusive agreement between WPIC and Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) will extend global reach of platinum bullion coin custodial certificates

Platinum market deficit in Q3 2015 – London, 24th November 2015

Smaller overall 2015 deficit anticipated after early Q4 ETF outflows. Market forecast to be in balance in 2016.

Global Platinum market remains in deficit during Q2 2015 – London, 8th September 2015

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the publication of its fourth Platinum Quarterly - the first independent, freely-available, quarterly analysis of the global platinum market. The report incorporates analysis of platinum supply and demand during the second quarter of 2015.

Reduced capital investment expenditure set to curb platinum mining output by 16% in 2016 – London, 12th August 2015

WPIC commissioned report by Venmyn Deloitte suggests that reduced capex will ensure platinum market remains in deficit in 2016 and 2017.

Global Platinum market remains in deficit during Q1 2015 – London, 18th May 2015

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the publication of its third Platinum Quarterly - the first independent, freely-available, quarterly analysis of the global platinum market. The report incorporates analysis of platinum supply and demand during the first quarter of 2015.

World Platinum Investment Council appoints Marcus Grubb as Director of Market Development – London, 5th May 2015

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the appointment of Marcus Grubb as Director of Market Development. He officially joins WPIC on the 1st of July and will be based at WPIC’s new global headquarters in St James’s, London.

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We announce the appointment of David Badham as Chief Administrative Officer – London, 26th March 2015

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the appointment of David Badham as Chief Administrative Officer. He joins with immediate effect and is based at WPIC’s global headquarters in London.

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The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the publication of its second Platinum Quarterly - London, 11th March 2015

The first independent, freely-available, quarterly analysis of the global platinum market. The report incorporates analysis of annual platinum supply and demand for 2014, including a detailed review of the platinum market in Q4 2014, and a 2015 market forecast.

World Platinum Investment Council announces the appointment of Trevor Raymond as Director of Research - February 17 2015

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the appointment of Trevor Raymond as Director of Research, with effect from 1 March 2015. He joins from Anglo American Platinum where he was the Head of Market Intelligence and Market Relations – Precious Metals for 6 years.

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World Platinum Investment Council launches Platinum Quarterly Independent analysis of global supply, demand and above ground stocks of platinum - December 3 2014

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) today announces the launch of Platinum Quarterly - the first independent, freely-available, quarterly analysis of the global platinum market. This inaugural Platinum Quarterly incorporates analysis of annual platinum supply and demand for 2013 and 2014. Importantly, the first analysis of quarterly supply and demand (Q3 2014) and an estimate of global above ground stocks of platinum are also presented.

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Platinum producers launch trade body to attract asset investors - November 18 2014

The world’s top platinum producers have joined forces to launch an industry promotional body on Tuesday in an effort to increase demand for the precious metal as an investment asset.

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Platinum industry launches the World Platinum Investment Council to stimulate platinum investment - November 18 2014

Today, six of the world’s leading platinum producers, announce the launch of a new industry entity,the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC), which will work to develop the global market for platinum investment.

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