US Mint Silver Sales Ain’t Got Nothing On Indian Demand

silver barsThis is ALOT of silver…


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2015 Indian Silver Imports were nearly six times larger than 2015’s record sales of American Silver Eagles and nearly 1/3 of the entire estimated 2015 global silver mining production.

In 2015, India imported over 8,500 tonnes of silver. This was up 20% from 2014’s 7,083 tonnes

Indian Silver Imports 2008-2015 chart

India’s voracious appetite for silver is, as the Wealth Watchman puts it – gargantuan.

Here is a chart that gives some perspective as to the enormity of Indian silver consumption.