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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 Ltd1 Australia   The letters "ABC" within a circle superimposed on a graphical representation of an ABC Bullion 1oz ingot
2 Western Australian Mint
(trading as The Perth Mint)
Australia THE PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA with swan mint mark within circle
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., Ltd1 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 Sichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd1 China Two rings of detailed patterns, the inner ring comprising six joined bats with Chinese character Gui in centre and TZG below
8 Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG2 Germany Heraeus Hanau in rectangle (Formerly known as Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG)
9 Heraeus Ltd Hong Kong1 Hong Kong Heraeus Hong Kong within rectangle
10 Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd1
Hong Kong METALOR®  with assay mark M over HK within an inverted triangle and ASSAYERS and MELTERS along the sloping sides of the triangle
11 Asahi Pretec Corp Japan AKK within a horizontal diamond
12 Mitsubishi Materials Corp. Japan Mitsubishi 3-diamond mark
13 Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. Japan TANAKA TOKYO MELTERS around logo
14 LS Nikko Copper Inc Republic of Korea LS logo and LS ASSAYER MELTER in rectangle
15 Metalor Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore METALOR® and assay mark showing Essayeur Fondeur along two sides of triangle with MSG logo inside
16 Argor-Heraeus SA Switzerland Argor-Heraeus SA in circle around AH with Switzerland and AH Melter Assayer in rectangle below
17 Metalor Technologies SA Switzerland METALOR® Switzerland and assay mark showing Essayeur Fondeur along two sides of triangle with MP logo inside
18 Pamp SA Switzerland PAMP company logo with Essayeur Fondeur in rectangle
19 Valcambi SA Switzerland Valcambi suisse with a golden square formed by four triangles brand mark; A rectangle enclosing CHI in a circle and ESSAYEUR FONDEUR
20 Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd South Africa RAND REFINERY below circular brand mark of a pouring crucible
21 Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp. 1
Taiwan SOLAR APPLIED MATERIALS TAIWAN on the inner circumference of a circle surrounding a black-faced spoonbill bird
22 Asahi Refining USA Inc. USA Asahi SLC in oval and Assayers Refiners in an inner oval; Asahi Assay Office stamp next to fineness
23 Metalor USA Refining Corp. USA METALOR® and MUS inverted triangle assayer's mark including year
24 Republic Metals Corporation2 USA Rectangular stamp incorporating RMC below with gold being poured from a crucible above M into a mould, with Assay Seal below


1. Effective from 20 July 2020.
2. Refiner will not be accepted as Recognised Refiner from 20 July 2020.


  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 11 May 2020