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Bullion Buying Goes Mobile

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Offering a new level of customer convenience, our bullion buying website is now fully optimised for mobile phones. With many key features of the regular website, including price graphs, the fully transactional mobile site enables you to react instantly to buying opportunities*. Wherever you are or whatever you are doing, it’s perfect for buying gold and silver on the go!

Test out the new mobile site on your phone at www.perthmintbullion.com.

*Service available Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm Western Standard Time.

New clients please note: To purchase Perth Mint bullion on your mobile phone you must register to buy using the desktop site.

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Gold Demand Dips For First Time Since 2009

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The World Gold Council's latest study of the gold market reports the value of gold demand in 2012 reached an all-time high, up 2% to $236.4 billion.

On a tonnage basis, it found gold demand was down 4% on 2011 to 4,405 tonnes – the first dip since 2009, but still the second highest level of gold demand ever recorded.

The average price of gold during 2012 was $1,669.0 per oz, up 6% from $1,571.5 per oz in 2011, it said.

Global gold demand in Q4 2012 was 1,195.9 tonnes(t), up 4% on the same quarter in 2011. In value terms, demand reached $66.2 billion.

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Download The World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends Q4 & Full Year 2012.

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Monthly Sales - January 2013

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Total ounces of gold and silver sold by The Perth Mint* in January 2013 as coins and minted bars.

Gold (Au): 65,683.71

Silver (Ag): 670,544.36

(*excludes Depository and Perth Mint Shop.)

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Silver: The Element Of Change

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In a look at the impact of silver on civilization since it was first extracted some 5,000 years ago, this stylishly-made new video from SilverInstituteTV examines the history, properties and uses of one of nature’s most precious resources.  

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Do You Have Any Suggestions On How We Could Improve Our Products Or Service?

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To help us improve our offering, please take a few minutes to share your thoughts via the following survey. Your answers will be treated in complete confidence – and could help shape the future of online bullion buying from The Perth Mint.

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