Gold jewellery consumption, which accounted for around two thirds of total gold consumption, fell 8.2 per cent to 676.23 tonnes. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s demand for gold dropped 13 per cent in 2019 as marriages, births also plunged

  • Gold consumption in China plunged 13 per cent in 2019 to 1,003 tonnes, the China Gold Association says
  • Last year, births in China’s dropped to their lowest since 1961, while marriages reached their the lowest level since 2007
Topic |   China economy
Gold jewellery consumption, which accounted for around two thirds of total gold consumption, fell 8.2 per cent to 676.23 tonnes. Photo: Bloomberg
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