Invest in Silver
Silver is in demand both as an industrial metal and as a safe-haven investment.
About 50% of the demand for silver is for industrial applications. Silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals, making it an important metal in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Silver is consumed in building photovoltaic panels for solar power generation and in electronic devices, with future demand growth from electric vehicles and the deployment of 5G networks. The main sources of demand are:
Coins & Bars
Electrical & Electronics
Global mine production fell for the 4th consecutive year in 2019. Most of the silver produced does not come from primary silver mines, but rather as a by-product of mines that primarily produce copper, gold or other metals. The main sources of supply are:
Investing in Silver
As a precious metal, silver is valued by investors as a safe-haven investment, providing portfolio diversification when the broader economic environment weakens.
The Silver Market
The Silver Institute publishes the World Silver Survey, providing annual supply and demand statistics on the silver market.
A report from the World Bank indicates silver is expected to be one of the critical metals needed for the transition to a low-carbon future.