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India's Shift from Gold to Silver would Result in a Massive Jump in Silver Prices

India has been trying to reduce its demand for imported gold through a number of means & may soon permanently reduce gold imports. A return to silver for consumers in India may be on the cards. Even a small substitution from gold to silver would result in a massive increase in silver prices. A mere 10% reallocation from gold investment to silver in India would nearly double world silver demand.

Record Breaking Silver Factors In 2015 Make 2016 Promising

There has been a huge increase of U.S. & Indian silver imports & record Official Silver Coin demand in 2015. Global silver mine supply will be lower in 2016 due to the shutting down of several base metal mines. When you add up all factors, I believe 2016 could surprise investors even though we are currently experiencing a short-term bullion bank precious metal price take-down.

The Silver Market Disconnect Continues - Must See Silver Charts

The current surge of physical silver investment demand, whether it be from India (silver bar) or North American (Official coin), continues to put stress on the silver market. This stress is forcing a disconnect in normal supply-demand forces that will likely get worse if the world experiences more financial turmoil or stock market panics in the future.

India's Physical Silver Demand Will Destroy COMEX Paper Rigged Markets

India continues to import record amounts of silver. In addition, Comex Registered silver inventories continue to fall, even as two large transfers were reported over the past two days. At some point, the physical silver demand will totally overrun the highly leveraged paper (manipulated) markets. I would imagine India could be one of the leading factors.

Stunning Development In The U.S. Silver Market

While the current shortage in the retail silver market continues to stress investors as they have to wait 6 to 8 weeks for certain products, it seems to be carrying over into the 1,000 oz wholesale silver market. One of the leading indicators of the wholesale silver market is the COMEX Registered Silver Inventories.

Indian Silver Imports On Track To Smash All Records

India imported 25% of world silver mine supply in 2014. The latest data through April show Indian silver imports running about 30% above the 2014 record pace, on track for about 300 mn ounces of imports in 2015. India imports alone are on pace to consume about 1/3 of total global silver supply available in 2015.

The Indian Gold to Silver Investment Demand

Indian investors are opting to buy Silver as a temporary and cheaper alternative to Gold given that the government has been attempting to thwart gold imports with higher tariffs and other curbs.

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