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SBMA Member Leads Delegation on Canada Visit

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Delegates from China Gold Association with Royal Canadian Mint senior marketing representative Ms Amanda Bernier (front row, centre).

SBMA member David Quarmby of the Toronto-Dominion Bank led a group of delegates invited by SBMA on a visit to Canada, following the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Precious Metals Conference held in Boston, Massachusetts.

The delegation comprised China Gold Association (CGA) members, and included CGA Deputy Secretary General Ms Lang Qiumei, as well as the senior management of several large Chinese mining producers, jewellery companies, physical traders, banks and investment companies.

They visited the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa to see first-hand the manufacture of Canadian Gold and Silver bars and coins, and attended a presentation on the Mint’s history and its range of products. The group then visited Toronto, where they listened to a presentation on gold’s price prospects by Bart Melek, Global Head of Commodity Strategy at TD Securities, the investment bank division of Toronto-Dominion Bank Group.

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