GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)


BEIJING, Feb 6 (FAM) – The number of overseas economic and trade cooperation zones Chinese enterprises, under the “One Belt and One Road” initiative, had established in 36 countries and regions as of the end of 2016, with a total investment of $24.19 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said on its official website on Saturday.

Growth in global gold demand in 2016, which reached 4,309 tons, the highest level in three years, according to a report issued by the World Gold Council. Gold investment demand surged 70 percent year-on-year to 1,561.1 tons, the highest level since 2012.