Grendon International Research
Industry Information Service
Gold Bars Worldwide was established in 2007 to support the promotion of gold worldwide.
Although no longer updated, it remains an important source of information on widely-traded gold bars and the world’s leading gold refiners.
For dealers, investors, fabricators, refiners, mining companies, central banks, associations and others with an interest in the international gold market.
In addition, the site offers extensive information on the world’s leading gold bullion coins from their respective launches until 2014.
The site contains 140 sections and supplements published over a period of eight years until its suspension in 2014.
About Gold Bars - 11 Sections
Includes information on how to buy and sell gold bars
The Industry Collection of Gold Bars Worldwide
Custodian: Degussa Goldhandel GmbH - Germany
In 2011, the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) published a Bibliography that contained a “crème de la crème list of important books”, relating to precious metals.
Nigel’s four books below were included in the LBMA Bibliography.
As a service to the gold industry, they can now be downloaded for personal reference – at no charge:
- Gold Refiners & Bars Worldwide
1991 – 476 pages
- The Industry Catalogue of Gold Bars Worldwide
1998 – 344 pages
- The Industry Catalogue of Gold Bullion Coins
1999 – 380 pages
- An Introduction to the Indian Gold Market
2002 – 192 pages
Another book by Nigel Desebrock:
- Gold Refiners and Bars in the Russian Federation
2010 – 100 pages
To obtain further information and access the books, click here.
Examples of Supplements & Updates
“I think very highly of your project and frankly have been using it more than ever as a point of reference for some questions asked.”
Former Chairman of LBMA
“This is an important website for us – the Wikipedia of gold players.”
Rand Refinery (South Africa)
“Thank you for the hard work to edit the information about our refinery. We have read it, and article is very accurate and detailed.”
The Great Wall Gold & Silver Refinery (China)
“Thank you for a brilliant supplement ... we keep learning from your effort.”
“I have a quick run through the Panda Coin file. I think it is excellent information.”
World Gold Council (Far East)
“We can confirm our support of your excellent website.”
Johnson Matthey Gold & Silver Refining (USA)
World Gold Council
Commerzbank AG Luxembourg
International Gold Refiners
Argor Heraeus SA
Johnson Matthey Group
Metalor Refining Group
The Perth Mint
Rand Refinery Limited
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
Gold Bullion Coins
The Perth Mint
If a trade association should wish to purchase and relaunch the Gold Bars Worldwide website, click here to see the Prospectus.