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   Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers .....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   CAGR Disparities Between Historic & Current Data.....I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   A Review of 2006.....II-1
Excerpts from 2005.....II-1
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   The Central Bank Gold Agreement (CBGA).....II-2
Gold Represents A Significant Investment Opportunity.....II-2
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   Demand Scenario.....II-3
Table 1: World Market for Gold (2001-2010): End-Use Segments Ranked by Growth – Net Investment, Industrial, Dental and Jewelry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3

Table 2: World Leading Gold Jewelry Markets: Annual Demand by Country for India, US, China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
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   Net Investment.....II-4
Table 3: World Leading Net Investment Markets for Gold: Annual Demand by Country for India, Turkey, and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....II-4
Industrial.....II-4
Table 4: Gold Leading Markets for Gold Demand in Industrial Applications: World Annual Demand by Leading Markets - Japan, US, India and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-4
Regional Perspective.....II-4
Asia-Pacific Exhibits Strong Demand.....II-4
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   India – World’s Largest Consumer of Gold.....II-5
China – A Budding Market.....II-5
Production Scenario.....II-5
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   Table 5: Gold Production by Major Gold Producing Regions for the Year 2005 (in tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6

Table 6: Global Gold Mine Production: 2003-2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
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   Table 7: South African Production of Gold, 1994 – 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
Leading Gold Mines.....II-7
World’s Leading Gold Producers.....II-7
Supply Scenario.....II-7
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   Table 8: World Gold Supply: 2000-2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
Price Trends.....II-8
Table 9: Gold Price Trends: 2001 to 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
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   Gold to Enhance Its Presence in the Industrial Sector.....II-9
Rising Gold Prices Increase Mining Activity.....II-9
Newer Shades of Gold Introduced into the Market.....II-9
Platinum Bows Out to White Gold.....II-9
Environmental Concerns.....II-9
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   Gold Retains Purchasing Power .....II-10
Declining Jewelry Manufacture in Italy.....II-10
Gold Mining in Developing Nations.....II-10
IMF– The Largest Official Holder of Gold.....II-10
Articles of April 1978 Agreement Limit Use of Gold in IMF's operations .....II-10
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   Central Banks’ Effect on Gold Market.....II-11
Gold Limits Profits Made by Banks.....II-11
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   Historical Background.....II-12
Applications.....II-12
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   Physical Properties of Gold.....II-13
Electrical Conductivity.....II-13
Infrared Reflectivity.....II-13
Corrosive Resistant.....II-13
Thermal Conductivity.....II-13
Ductility and Malleability .....II-13
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   Chemical Properties of Gold.....II-14
Standards of Measurement and Pricing.....II-14
Mining Gold.....II-14
Panning.....II-14
Hydraulic Mining.....II-14
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   Other Procedures.....II-15
The Amalgam Process.....II-15
The Cyanide Process.....II-15
Purity that Defines Gold.....II-15
Table 10: Fineness of Gold in Karats.....II-15
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   Gold Mining Across the World.....II-16
Nineteenth Century.....II-16
Essequibo Gold Fields.....II-16
Gold Coast of West Africa.....II-16
Brazil, Russia and Egypt.....II-16
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   Discovery at the American River.....II-17
Discovery of Gold Reefs in the Witwatesrand Basin of South Africa.....II-17
Other Major Discoveries.....II-17
Twentieth Century.....II-17
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   Jewelry .....II-18
Table 11: Global Gold Jewelry Markets, 2005: Demand by Country/Region for USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Turkey, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-18
Leading Gold Jewelry Markets.....II-18
India .....II-18
United States.....II-18
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   China.....II-19
Turkey.....II-19
Middle East .....II-19
Retail Investment.....II-19
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   Table 12: World Demand for Gold in Net Investments, 2005: Demand by Country/Region for USA, Japan, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Turkey, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
Industrial Applications of Gold.....II-20
Other Industrial Applications.....II-20
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   Table 13: World Markets for Gold in Industrial Applications, 2005: Demand by Country/Region for USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
Dental Applications.....II-21
Table 14 : World Markets for Gold in Dental Applications, 2005: Demand by Country/Region for USA, Japan, Europe, South Korea, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
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   World Gold Council.....II-22
Basic Responsibilities of the World Gold Council.....II-22
Major Publications.....II-22
Australian Gold Council .....II-22
China Gold Association .....II-22
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   Responsibilities of China Gold Association.....II-23
London Bullion Market Association.....II-23
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   Yamana Acquires RNC.....II-25
Goldcorp Acquires Placer Assets from Barrick.....II-25
Goldcorp Acquires Éléonore Gold Project .....II-25
Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corp. Start Gold Production.....II-25
Rand Plans for a New Gold Refinery in India .....II-25
Cluff Gold All Set to Initiate Two African Projects .....II-25
Kazinform Receives Investment to Start Gold Production in Kyrgyzstan .....II-25
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   AngloGold Ashanti Pens Heads of Agreement with Antofagasta .....II-26
AngloGold Ashanti Signs Heads of Agreement with Bema Gold .....II-26
AngloGold Ashanti Pens Agreement with Dynasty Gold .....II-26
Arizona Star Enters into Agreement with Barrick Gold and Bema Gold .....II-26
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   Barrick Gold Announces Agreement with Antofagasta .....II-27
Bema Gold Corporation Receives Rosgoteknadzar’s Approval .....II-27
Canyon Resources Announces Sand Creek Joint Venture (USA).....II-27
Gold Fields and Bolivar Gold Announce Completion of Plan of Arrangement .....II-27
Gold Fields Acquires Stake in Sino Gold .....II-27
Gold Fields Announces Completion of Cerro Corona Project Acquisition .....II-27
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   Newmont Receives Government Approval for Boddington Project Acquisition .....II-28
Newmont to Develop Boddington Project Jointly with Anglogold .....II-28
Newmont Announces Buyat Bay Agreement with The Government of Indonesia .....II-28
Pure Gold Enters into Agreement with De Beers .....II-28
Apollo Gold Closes Private Placement with Jipangu .....II-28
Coeur Announces Discovery of Two High-Grade Vein Systems .....II-28
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   Glamis Finalizes Tax Agreement With Guatemala .....II-29
Glamis Announces Finalization of Western Silver Transaction.....II-29
LKA Announces Expansion of Golden Wonder Mine .....II-29
Kinross Agrees to Renew Crown Resources Acquisition Agreement.....II-29
Bema Announces the Discovery of New Gold and Silver Vein System .....II-29
Agnico-Eagle Announces Plans for LaRondeII Gold Project .....II-29
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   Agnico-Eagle Announces Plans to build Kittila Gold Mine .....II-30
Agnico-Eagle Exercises Option to Acquire Pinos Altos Project .....II-30
Eldorado Acquires Major Interest in Tanjianshan Project .....II-30
Harmony Acquires Equity Stake in Village Main Reef Gold Mining Company.....II-30
Oxiana Elected to Sole Fund Drilling of Four Copper- Gold Targets.....II-30
IAMGOLD Plans to Acquire Gallery Gold .....II-30
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   Meridian Gold Signs an Agreement with Minera Florida .....II-31
Randgold Resources Opens New Gold Mine at Loulo .....II-31
Eldorado and Afcan Announces Completion of Compromise.....II-31
GBS Gold Announces Acquisition of Major Stake in Terra Gold .....II-31
Pacific Magnesium Agrees to Acquire 4 Copper- Gold Projects from Giralia .....II-31
Midas Resources Signs MOU with Zhonglin .....II-31
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   Three Key Gold Producers Plans to Merge into Single Company.....II-32
AngloGold Agrees to Sell Laverton Exploration Assets .....II-32
Barrick Gold Announces the Acquisition of Interest in Diamondex.....II-32
Minera Barrick Announces Signing of a Collective Agreement .....II-32
Cambior Enters into an Agreement with Quadra Mining to Sell Carlota.....II-32
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   Cambior Enters into Purchase Agreement with Aurizon .....II-33
Gitanjali Group Plans for Rs.300 Crore Investment.....II-33
Canyon Resources Enters into Agreement with Vista Gold.....II-33
Canyon Announces Option to Acquire the Suitcase and Mineral Hill Deposits.....II-33
Canyon Commences Drilling on Goldtooth Exploration Program.....II-33
Canyon Signs an Agreement to Reacquire Briggs Crushing Plant.....II-33
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   Falconbridge Limited Reaches Agreement with CAW-Local 599.....II-34
Falconbridge Announces Acquisition of Units of Blackstone Ventures.....II-34
Falconbridge Limited Announces Noranda and Falconbridge Amalgamation.....II-34
Falconbridge announces Advances in Koniambo Joint Venture.....II-34
Mvelaphanda Resources Sings MOU with Burk.....II-34
Mvelaphanda and Gold Fields Finalize Deal Terms .....II-34
Newmont Announces Sale of Golden Grove .....II-34
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   Newmont Announces Completion of Ovacik Sale .....II-35
Sons of Gwalia Announces the Completion of Gold Division Sale .....II-35
Apollo Gold Enters into Purchase Agreement with Jipangu.....II-35
LKA International to Double Interest in Golden Wonder Mine.....II-35
Kinross Acquires Ownership Interest in Round Mountain Open Pit Mine.....II-35
Cambior Acquires Ariane Gold.....II-35
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   AngloGold Ashanti (South Africa).....II-36
Arizona Star Resource Corp (Canada).....II-36
Apollo Gold Corporation (USA).....II-36
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (Canada).....II-36
Barrick Gold Corporation (Canada).....II-36
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   Bema Gold Corporation (Canada).....II-37
Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company (USA).....II-37
Coeur D'alene Mines Corporation (USA).....II-37
Centerra Gold Inc. (Canada).....II-37
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   Cambior Inc. (Canada).....II-38
Canyon Resources Corporation (USA).....II-38
Eldorado Gold Corporation (Canada).....II-38
Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (USA).....II-38
Falconbridge Limited (Canada).....II-38
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   Goldcorp Inc. (USA).....II-39
Wharf Resources Inc. (USA).....II-39
Gold Fields Limited (South Africa).....II-39
Glamis Gold Inc (USA).....II-39
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (South Africa).....II-39
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   Hecla Mining Company (USA).....II-40
IAMGOLD Corporation (Canada).....II-40
Kinross Gold Corporation (Canada).....II-40
LKA International, Inc. (USA).....II-40
Lihir Gold Limited (USA).....II-40
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   Meridian Gold Inc (USA).....II-41
Mvelaphanda Resources Ltd (South Africa).....II-41
Newmont Mining Corporation (South Africa).....II-41
Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd. (USA).....II-41
Oxiana Limited (Australia).....II-41
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   Pure Gold Minerals Inc (Canada).....II-42
Peninsular Gold Limited (Malaysia).....II-42
Quadra Mining Ltd (Canada).....II-42
Queenstake Resources Ltd. (USA).....II-42
Randgold Resources Limited (UK).....II-42
Rio Tinto PLC (UK).....II-42
1$100
   Sons of Gwalia Ltd (Australia).....II-43
Western Goldfields, Inc. (USA).....II-43
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   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold Jewelry by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Turkey, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44

Table 16: World Historic Review for Gold Jewelry by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Turkey, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44
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   Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Gold Jewelry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), the Middle East, Turkey, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-451$350
   Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Net Investment by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Turkey and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46

Table 19: World Historic Review for Net Investment by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Turkey and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46
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   Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Industrial Applications by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-47

Table 21: World Historic Review for Industrial Applications by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-47
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   Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Industrial Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-481$350
   Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of Gold Demand in Dental Applications by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-49

Table 24: World Historic Review for Dental Applications by Geographic Region – USA, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-49
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   Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Dental Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Japan, Europe, South Korea, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Third Largest Gold Producing Nation.....III-1
Gold Mining - A Major Source of Employment.....III-1
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   Contribution of Gold to the US Economy.....III-2
Recent Industry Activity.....III-2
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   Key Players.....III-3
Apollo Gold Corporation.....III-3
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   Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company.....III-4
Coeur D'alene Mines Corporation.....III-4
Canyon Resources Corporation.....III-4
Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc.....III-4
Goldcorp Inc. .....III-4
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   Glamis Gold Inc.....III-5
Hecla Mining Company.....III-5
LKA International, Inc......III-5
Lihir Gold Limited.....III-5
Meridian Gold Inc.....III-5
Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd......III-5
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   Queenstake Resources Ltd......III-6
Western Goldfields, Inc......III-6
Wharf Resources Inc......III-6
B. Market Analytics.....III-6
Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use– Jewelry, Net Investments, Industrial, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
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   Table 27: US Historic Review for Gold by End-Use– Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7

Table 28: US 15-Year Perspective for Gold by End-use – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-8
Current and Future Analysis.....III-8
Evolution of Japanese Gold Market.....III-8
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   Table 29: Japanese Gold Market During 1998 – 2002: Imports by Volume* from Australia, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Hong Kong, Canada, USA, Russian, South Africa, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Other Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
Japan - World’s Primary User of Gold in Electronics.....III-9
Gold Accumulation Plans.....III-9
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   Recent Industry Activity.....III-10
B. Market Analytics.....III-10
Table 30: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use –Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10
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   Table 31: Japanese Historic Review for Gold by End- Use – Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11

Table 32: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Gold by End-use – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-12
Current and Future Analysis.....III-12
B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Gold Jewelry.....III-12
Table 33: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysi7s for Gold Jewelry by Major Geographic Regions – Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe (France and Germany) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
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   Table 34: European Historic Review for Gold Jewelry by Major Geographic Region – Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe (including France and Germany) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13

Table 35: European 15-Year Perspective for Gold Jewelry by Major Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Italy, UK, and Rest of European (Including France and Germany) Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
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   Net Investment.....III-14
Table 36: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of Gold Demand in Net Investment Sector Analyzed in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14

Table 37: European Historic Review for Gold Demand in Net Investment Sector Analyzed in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
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   Industrial Applications.....III-15
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold Demand in Industrial Applications by Major Geographic Region – Switzerland, Germany, France, and Rest of Europe (Italy and UK) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15

Table 39: European Historic Review for Gold Demand in Industrial Applications by Major Geographic Region – Switzerland, Germany, France, and Rest of Europe (Italy and UK) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
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   Table 40: European 15-Year Perspective for Gold Demand in Industrial Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown for Switzerland, Germany, France, and Rest of European (Italy and UK) Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-161$200
   Dental Applications.....III-17
Table 41: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold Demand in Dental Applications by Major Geographic Region – Germany and Rest of Europe (Italy, Netherlands, and Switzerland) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17

Table 42: European Historic Review for Gold Demand in Dental Applications by Major Geographic Region – Germany and Rest of Europe (Italy, Netherlands, and Switzerland) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17

Table 43: European 15-Year Perspective for Dental by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Germany, and Rest of European Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010.....III-17
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-18
Current and Future Analysis.....III-18
Market Overview.....III-18
High Gold Prices and Duties Affect Italian Jewelry Trading.....III-18
Italy Plans to Tap Russian Market.....III-18
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-19
Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry Market Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19

Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Gold Jewelry Market Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-20
Current and Future Analysis.....III-20
Recent Industry Activity.....III-20
Key Players.....III-20
Randgold Resources Limited.....III-20
Rio Tinto PLC.....III-20
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-21
Table 46: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21

Table 47: UK Historic Review for Gold Jewelry Market Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Current and Future Analysis.....III-22
Russia.....III-22
Recovery from Depression.....III-22
Gold Mining in the Russian Far East.....III-22
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   Business Opportunities for US Exporters.....III-23
B. Market Analytics.....III-23
Table 48: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-23
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   Table 49: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Industrial Application and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24

Table 50: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Gold by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-25
Current and Future Analysis.....III-25
Market Overview.....III-25
Fluctuating Trends Exhibited by Turkish Gold Industry in the Past.....III-25
Impact of Tourism on Demand.....III-25
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-26
Table 51: Turkish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26

Table 52: Turkish Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26

Table 53: Turkish 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Gold Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010.....III-26
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
Current and Future Analysis.....III-27
Recent Industry Activity.....III-27
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-28
By Geographical Region.....III-28
Table 54: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by Geographic Region – India, China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28

Table 55: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Gold by Geographic Region – India, China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand inTons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
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   Table 56: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Geographic Region– Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for India, China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   By End-Use Segments.....III-30
Table 57: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment– Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30

Table 58: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Application and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
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   Table 59: Asia- Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Gold by End-Use – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current and Future Analysis.....III-32
India – World’s Largest Consumer of Gold Jewelry in terms of Volume.....III-32
Demand for Gold in India Surpassing Supply.....III-32
Increasing Importance as Investment Instrument.....III-32
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   Need for Liberalization of Gold Trade.....III-33
Gold Trading Routes into India.....III-33
Fluctuating Prices of Gold Jewelry.....III-33
Monsoons Impact on Gold Demand.....III-33
Branded Jewelry: Making In-roads into India.....III-33
Recent Industry Activity.....III-33
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 60: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
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   Table 61: Indian Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35

Table 62: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Applications Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Current and Future Analysis.....III-36
Market Overview.....III-36
Gold Jewelry Becomes Popular in China.....III-36
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   Changes in the Demand Structure.....III-37
Investors Influencing Gold Prices.....III-37
China Increasing Gold Reserves.....III-37
Recent Industry Activity.....III-37
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 63: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38

Table 64: Chinese Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
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   Table 65: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Gold by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, and Industrial Applications Markets For Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-40
Current and Future Analysis.....III-40
Australia.....III-40
Role of Research and Development .....III-40
Innovations in Mining and Processing Mandatory.....III-40
Invasion of Foreign Companies.....III-40
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   Philippines.....III-41
Privatization of State-Owned Mining Companies .....III-41
Key Players.....III-41
Recent Industry Activity.....III-41
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   Key Players.....III-42
Oxiana Limited (Australia).....III-42
Peninsular Gold Limited (Malaysia).....III-42
Sons of Gwalia Ltd (Australia).....III-42
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-43
Table 66: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$200
   Table 67: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44

Table 68: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Gold by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-45
Current and Future Analysis.....III-45
B. Market Analytics.....III-45
By Geographic Region.....III-45
Table 69: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by Geographic Region – Saudi Arabia and Rest of Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   Table 70: Middle East Historic Review for Gold by Geographic Region – Saudi Arabia and Rest of Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46

Table 71: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Gold by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Saudi Arabia and Rest of Middle East Markets For Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 .....III-46
1$200
   By End-Use Segment.....III-47
Table 72: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, and Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Net Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47

Table 73: Middle East Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47

Table 74: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Gold by End-Use – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010.....III-47
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Current and Future Analysis.....III-48
B. Market Analytics.....III-48
Table 75: Saudi Arabian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$200
   Table 76: Saudi Arabian Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49

Table 77: Saudi Arabian 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, and Net Investment Application Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010.....III-49
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-50
Current and Future Analysis.....III-50
Dubai: The Emerging “City of Gold”.....III-50
Iran.....III-50
Investment in Gold Coins.....III-50
Gold Exports to be Liberalized in Future.....III-50
1$75
   Increase in Gold Prices.....III-51
Recent Industry Activity.....III-51
B. Market Analytics.....III-51
Table 78: Rest of Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use Segment –Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51
1$200
   Table 79: Rest of Middle East Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52

Table 80: Rest of Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, and Net Investment Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010.....III-52
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-53
Current and Future Analysis.....III-53
Africa.....III-53
South Africa – World’s Largest Gold Producer.....III-53
Declining Production.....III-53
1$75
   Table 81: South African Production of Gold, 1994 – 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-54
Heavy Expenditure Incurred on Gold Mining.....III-54
Increase in Productivity to Revive the Industry.....III-54
Efforts to Reduce Dependency on Gold Prices Bearing Fruits.....III-54
1$200
   Zimbabwe.....III-55
Tanzania.....III-55
Major International Mining Companies Active in African Gold Industry.....III-55
Latin America.....III-55
Market Overview.....III-55
1$75
   Small-Scale Mining Vs Large- Scale Mining.....III-56
The Amazon Belt.....III-56
Several Countries Increasing their Investments.....III-56
Mercury Pollution the Primary Concern.....III-56
1$75
   Environmental Concerns.....III-57
Recent Industry Activity.....III-57
7$375
   Key Players.....III-64
AngloGold Ashanti (South Africa).....III-64
Arizona Star Resource Corp (Canada).....III-64
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (Canada).....III-64
Centerra Gold Inc. (Canada).....III-64
1$75
   Barrick Gold Corporation (Canada).....III-65
Bema Gold Corporation (Canada).....III-65
Cambior Inc. (Canada).....III-65
Newmont Mining Corporation (South Africa).....III-65
Eldorado Gold Corporation (Canada).....III-65
1$75
   Falconbridge Limited (Canada).....III-66
Gold Fields Limited (South Africa).....III-66
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (South Africa).....III-66
IAMGOLD Corporation (Canada).....III-66
1$75
   Kinross Gold Corporation (Canada).....III-67
Mvelaphanda Resources Ltd (South Africa).....III-67
Pure Gold Minerals Inc (Canada).....III-67
Quadra Mining Ltd (Canada).....III-67
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-68
Table 82: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold by End-Use – Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68

Table 83: Rest of World Historic Review for Gold by End-Use – Gold Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Application, and Dental Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
1$200
   Table 84: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Gold By Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Jewelry, Net Investment, Industrial Applications, and Dental Markets for Years 1995, 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-691$200