There seems to be a great deal of the yellow metal heading out of the United States and into certain foreign countries lately. According to the USGS, the United States exported 129 metric tonnes of gold Jan-Feb, 2013. At this rate, total U.S. gold exports could reach 700-800 metric tonnes this year. With the recent take-down in the price of gold in April & May, I would imagine the United States is more than likely going to reach that figure.
If we look at the chart below we can see just who received all this gold: [Read more...]