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List of Recognised Depositories, Refiners, Forwarders and Assayers for Gold Futures

  Recognised Depositories Region
1 Bank of China Hong Kong
2 Brink's Hong Kong Ltd. Hong Kong
3 HKIA Precious Metals DepositoryLtd. Hong Kong
4 Loomis International (HK) Ltd. Hong Kong
5 Malca-Amit Far East Ltd. Hong Kong
6 Bank of England United Kingdom
7 Brink’s Limited United Kingdom
8 G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Limited United Kingdom
9 HSBC Bank plc United Kingdom
10 ICBC Standard Bank United Kingdom
11 JP Morgan Chase United Kingdom
12 Loomis International (UK) Ltd United Kingdom
13 Malca-Amit Commodities Ltd United Kingdom
14 Brink's, Inc. United States
15 Delaware Depository United States
16 HSBC Bank USA United States
17 International Depository Services of Delaware United States
18 JP Morgan Chase Bank NA United States
19 Malca-Amit USA, LLC United States
20 Manfra, Tordella & Brookes, Inc. United States
21 ScotiaMocatta Depository United States


  Recognised Refiners Country/Region Brand Mark
1  ABC Refinery (Australia) Pty Ltd Australia   The letters "ABC" within a circle superimposed on a graphical representation of an ABC Bullion 1oz ingot
2 Western Australian Mint1
(trading as The Perth Mint)
Australia THE PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA with stylised swan logo in rounded rectangle
3 Asahi Refining Canada Limited Canada Asahi Canada in oval and Assayers Refiners in an inner oval. Asahi Canada Assay Office stamp next to fineness
4 Royal Canadian Mint Canada ROYAL CANADIAN MINT and MONNAIE ROYALE CANADIENNE in maple leaf logo with four digit year mark. Landscape layout
5  Dongwu Gold Group Co., Ltd China  SUTOU GOLD and three Chinese characters inside a circle with "S" and "T" in art font in the middle
6 Great Wall Precious Metals Co., LTD. of CBPM China GREAT WALL PRECIOUS METALS CO., LTD OF CBPM in oval stamp below REFINED BY CHINA, plus Great Wall logo and circular assay seal
 7 Jiangxi Copper Company Ltd2 China JCC under metal loop logo and GUYIE
8 Sichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd China Two rings of detailed patterns, the inner ring comprising six joined bats with Chinese character Gui in centre and TZG below
 9 Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd2 China Double crescent logo with ZIJIN MINING in Roman and Chinese characters. Circular assay mark with ZIJIN MINING in Roman and Chinese characters.
10 Heraeus Ltd Hong Kong Hong Kong Heraeus Hong Kong within rectangle
11 Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd
Hong Kong METALOR®  with assay mark M over HK within an inverted triangle and ASSAYERS and MELTERS along the sloping sides of the triangle
12 Asahi Pretec Corp Japan AKK within a horizontal diamond
13 Mitsubishi Materials Corp.1 Japan Three diamonds mark, and three diamonds mark with ASSAYER MELTER in rectangle
14 Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.1 Japan TANAKA TOKYO MELTERS around logo and TANAKA TOKYO ASSAY OFFICE around Japanese character
15 LS Nikko Copper Inc1 Republic of Korea Stylised LS logo and LS ASSAYER MELTER in rectangle with new bar numbering system
16 Metalor Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd1 Singapore METALOR® with an assay seal showing MSG
17 Argor-Heraeus SA1 Switzerland Argor-Heraeus SA in circle around AH with Switzerland below and AH Melter Assayer in rectangle
18 Metalor Technologies SA1 Switzerland METALOR® and assay mark showing Essayeur Fondeur along two sides of triangle and MP within. Patterned bottom surface
19 Pamp SA1 Switzerland PAMP SA Switzerland with company logo (the letters P, A, M, P at the ends of horizontal cylinders) and Essayeur Fondeur in rectangle with company logo
20 Valcambi SA1 Switzerland Valcambi SUISSE. A rectangle enclosing CHI in a circle and ESSAYEUR FONDEUR. Brand mark is a diamond comprising four scalene triangles
21 Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd South Africa RAND REFINERY below circular brand mark of a pouring crucible
22 Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp.
Taiwan SOLAR APPLIED MATERIALS TAIWAN on the inner circumference of a circle surrounding a black-faced spoonbill bird
23 Asahi Refining USA Inc. USA Asahi SLC in oval and Assayers Refiners in an inner oval; Asahi Assay Office stamp next to fineness
24 Metalor USA Refining Corp. USA METALOR® and MUS inverted triangle assayer's mark including year


1. Updated Brand Mark will be effective from 16 August 2021.
2. Effective from 20 September 2021.

  Recognised Forwarders
1 Brink’s Hong Kong Limited 
2 Loomis International (HK) Limited
3 Malca-Amit Secure Logistics Limited


  Recognised Assayers
1 Heraeus Ltd Hong Kong
2 Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd

Updated 16 Jul 2021