Iraq is the largest purchaser of gold in the second quarter of 2022

Iraq is the largest purchaser of gold in the second quarter of 2022

2022-11-06 23:49

Iraq is the largest purchaser of gold in the second quarter of 2022Shafaq News/ The World Gold Council announced, on Sunday, that Iraq was the top purchaser of the yellow metal for the second quarter of 2022, while maintaining its 30th rank in the world among the largest countries in possession of gold reserves.

The council said in its latest schedule for the month of November 2022, which was seen by Shafak News Agency, that “Iraq jumped to the 30th rank after it was the largest purchaser for the second quarter of the current year 2022, after purchasing 33.90 tons of gold, bringing its reserve balance to 130.4 tons, which is equivalent to 9.4 out of his other precautions.

He added that “Turkey was the most buying country for gold for the third quarter of 2022, with a rate of 31.17 tons, bringing its reserves to 488.9 tons and reaching the 13th rank, while Egypt was the largest buyer for the first quarter of 2022 with 44.9 tons.

The United States of America still leads the rest of the countries with the largest gold possession in the world, at 8,133 thousand tons, followed by Germany, 3,355 thousand tons, and then Italy, 2,451 thousand tons, while the Lao People‚Äôs Republic ranked 100, with a rate of 900 kilos, preceded by the Republic of Cape Verde with 1 tons as well. “.

On June 27, Iraq announced the purchase of new quantities of gold, amounting to approximately (34) tons, an increase of 35% over what was in its possession.

It is noteworthy that the World Gold Council, which is headquartered in the United Kingdom, has extensive experience and deep knowledge of the factors that cause market change, and its members consist of the largest and most advanced gold mining companies in the world.

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