Series: Gold - Gold Investing 101
Gold in Japan Keys and Trends
Regulation in Japan
Population holds ? tonnes of gold
x More than 20,000 tonnes of gold is calculated to be held by China’s population as of 2019.
Gold Smuggling into Japan rapidly increasing
Demand: 80s Rise of Japan and an insatiable demand for gold
However, beyond China and India, gold is central to almost all Asian societies and cultures.
Japan became one of the world’s largest gold market in the 1970s and 1980s when it imported thousands of tonnes of gold to satisfy its investment boom in gold.