We could also end up with a two tier metal system, 'Investment Grade Metal & Industrial Grade Metal'
Surely in this day an age of renouncing slavery, forced labour and the products they produce, it's only right that central banks of the developed world can demonstrate their balance sheets are not supported by exploitation of any kind. The rest is general public who will need to be educated to the fact that people were probably exploited for in the production of their wedding rings a thought that would truly and rightly disturb most people, think ethically sourced diamonds engagement rings versus genocide and slavery...Much like today we woudn't dream of buying coffee or chocolate that wasn't ethically sourced but 25-30 years ago 'Fair Trade' was just as fringe as HUM and SMO.
Dan Betts could very well be a future revolutionist
It's an interesting proposition and perhaps a double edged sword... The initiative could wipe out illegal mining pushing up prices as supply to demand tightens but could also be devastating blow to aggregated tailings processors.
Someone mentioned yesterday that Koroussa may be going faster than some realise... Murray Patterson today telling Justin Waite at Vox that Koroussa will double HUM's gold production in a year from now.