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Silver Prices Around The World Are Changing Mining Operations

Silver Bars

Silver Bars

The silver investment that most people make has been pretty stable, but people are getting concerned that they are not going to get the same returns they did at one time. Continue reading

Silver in Great Demand, For The Next 50 Years At Least

Recently there has been much talk about the role of silver in investment and the demand for precious metals. However, what’s more interesting is the technological requirement for silver in various fields.

Silver market today can best be described to what it was 100 years back, when the industrial demand for silver had only just began to burgeon. In the early 1980’s, silver demand was declining as a reaction to the high silver prices and worldwide recession that had set in. Now silver is back in a phase where it has become a great business to be in, at least for the next 50 years. Continue reading

China Looks to Become a Major Player in Silver Trading

A pure (>99.95%) silver crystal, synthetic electrolytic made with visible dendritic structures. Weight ≈11g. this image was made from 12 single pictures via focus stacking

A pure (>99.95%) silver crystal, synthetic electrolytic made with visible dendritic structures. Weight ≈11g. this image was made from 12 single pictures via focus stacking

China could play an important role in silver market as Shanghai Futures Exchange opened its doors to silver trading from Thursday. If the world’s largest silver consumer plays its cards well, it could soon be dominating the global silver market as it is presently doing with the global gold market. Continue reading

Top Silver Producers in the World

Silver ingot (Creative Commons/Aatze78)

For the last nine uninterrupted years, silver production is displaying a positive growth and is expected to increase by 4 percent in 2011. Last year, in 2010, Mexico overtook Peru as the largest silver producing nation and should maintain its position firmly in 2011 as well. Soaring silver prices are indicating increased profitability for silver mining companies along with a renewed zest for exploration, investment & development.

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