Koos Jansen: China wants gold not for currency backing but for confidence


1p ET Thursday, May 1, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China wants to acquire gold not to make its currency convertible but simply to give the currency the implicit strength of gold and build confidence in the currency, gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen writes today, providing a translation of commentary to that effect by Tan Weihuan of the China Gold News letter. Jansen's report is posted at his Internet site, In Gold We Trust, here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


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