Silver Institute Archive

Silver Soars in 2016

(Washington, D.C. – July 13, 2016) Silver’s price performance soared in the first half of 2016, fueled by increased investor interest in silver as a safe haven asset and as leveraged exposure to gold’s price rally.  In the period January 4 – July 11, silver’s price increased 44.7 percent, based on the LBMA Silver Price,

Silver Institute to Expand Silver Promotion Service Jewelry Marketing Initiative

New Merchandise Category for Savor Silver Program Participants to be introduced (New York, NY – August 5, 2015) — The Silver Promotion Service (SPS) announced that it is expanding the Savor Silver program ( to include a new merchandise classification. Currently silver jewelry companies selected to participate in Savor Silver are designated as “Designers of

Silver Institute Elects New Officers

(Washington, D.C. – June 16, 2015) Mitchell J. Krebs, President, CEO and Director of Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE: NYSE), has been elected President of the Silver Institute by its membership. Coeur Mining is one of the world’s largest primary silver producers, with assets in the United States, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina and Australia. He succeeds Fernando

The Silver Institute to Host Silver Industrial Conference October 28-29, 2015

(Washington, D.C. – May 28, 2015) The Silver Institute is pleased to announce the Silver Industrial Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. on October 28-29. Industrial uses of silver accounted for 56 percent of silver demand in 2014.  The Conference will examine the metal’s many roles in the industrial world, including an analysis of

Silver Institute Announces Confirmed Speakers for the Silver Industrial Conference

A roster of notable industry leaders will address delegates at the Silver Institute’s 2013 Silver Industrial Conference on October 22-23 in Washington, D.C. The event is dedicated to the metal’s ever-growing role in the industrial world and will focus attention on future commercial and industrial developments of silver and the changing demands of the silver

Silver Institute Video Wins Media Award

(Washington, D.C. – August 20, 2013) – “Silver: The Element of Change,” a video released earlier this year by the Silver Institute, has been named the winner of a 2013 Bronze Telly Award, an honor given each year to the finest videos, film productions, online videos, programs and commercials. The widely distributed video explores the

Silver Institute Elects New Leadership

(Washington, D.C. – June 6, 2013) Fernando Alanis, CEO of Industrias Peñoles, S.A.B. de C.V. (PE&OLES: MX), the world´s largest producer of refined silver, based in Mexico, was elected President of the Silver Institute by its membership.   He succeeds Geoff Burns, President and CEO of Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS: NASDAQ), whose term as the

China Playing a Major Role in Global Silver Market – New Silver Institute Report Explores Dramatic Changes in Last Decade

(Washington, D.C. – December 13, 2012) China’s role in the global silver market has dramatically changed over the past decade. Once a small player in the global market, China today is the world’s leading market for both physical investment and paper trading of silver futures and other similar products, and is the second largest silver

Silver Institute Releases Report on Silver Industrial Demand

REPORT FEATURES OUTLOOK FOR MAJOR SILVER FABRICATING AND SILVER INDUSTRIAL MARKETS (Washington, D.C. – November 20, 2012) – The Silver Institute today released a  report, the Outlook for Silver Industrial Demand,  that examines the current and future outlook for global industrial silver demand.  The 14-page report features an economic outlook, as well as current and