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List of Recognised Depositories, Refiners, Forwarders and Assayers

  Recognised Depositories Region
1 Bank of China Hong Kong
2 Brink's Hong Kong Ltd. Hong Kong
3 G4S International Logistics (Hong Kong) Ltd Hong Kong
4 HKIA Precious Metals DepositoryLtd. Hong Kong
5 Loomis International (HK) Ltd. Hong Kong
6 Malca-Amit Far East Ltd. Hong Kong
7 Bank of England United Kingdom
8 Brink’s Limited United Kingdom
9 G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Limited United Kingdom
10 HSBC Bank plc United Kingdom
11 ICBC Standard Bank United Kingdom
12 JP Morgan Chase United Kingdom
13 Loomis International (UK) Ltd United Kingdom
14 Malca-Amit Commodities Ltd United Kingdom
15 Brink's, Inc. United States
16 Delaware Depository United States
17 HSBC Bank USA United States
18 International Depository Services of Delaware United States
19 JP Morgan Chase Bank NA United States
20 Malca-Amit USA, LLC United States
21 Manfra, Tordella & Brookes, Inc. United States
22 ScotiaMocatta Depository United States


  Recognised Refiners Country/Region Brand Mark
1 Western Australian Mint
(trading as The Perth Mint)
Australia THE PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA with swan mint mark within circle
2 Asahi Refining Canada Limited Canada Asahi Canada in oval and Assayers Refiners in an inner oval. Asahi Canada Assay Office stamp next to fineness
3 Royal Canadian Mint Canada ROYAL CANADIAN MINT and MONNAIE ROYALE CANADIENNE in maple leaf logo with four digit year mark. Landscape layout
4 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
5 Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG Germany Heraeus Hanau in rectangle (Formerly known as Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG)
6 Asahi Pretec Corp Japan AKK within a horizontal diamond
7 Mitsubishi Materials Corp. Japan Mitsubishi 3-diamond mark
8 Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. Japan TANAKA TOKYO MELTERS around logo
9 LS Nikko Copper Inc Republic of Korea LS logo and LS ASSAYER MELTER in rectangle
10 Metalor Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore METALOR® and assay mark showing Essayeur Fondeur along two sides of triangle with MSG logo inside
11 Argor-Heraeus SA Switzerland Argor-Heraeus SA in circle around AH with Switzerland and AH Melter Assayer in rectangle below
12 Metalor Technologies SA Switzerland METALOR® Switzerland and assay mark showing Essayeur Fondeur along two sides of triangle with MP logo inside
13 Pamp SA Switzerland PAMP company logo with Essayeur Fondeur in rectangle
14 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
15 Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd South Africa RAND REFINERY below circular brand mark of a pouring crucible
16 Asahi Refining USA Inc. USA Asahi SLC in oval and Assayers Refiners in an inner oval; Asahi Assay Office stamp next to fineness
17 Metalor USA Refining Corp. USA METALOR® and MUS inverted triangle assayer's mark including year
18 Republic Metals Corporation USA Rectangular stamp incorporating RMC below with gold being poured from a crucible above M into a mould, with Assay Seal below


  Recognised Forwarders
1 Brink’s Asia Pacific Limited
2 G4S International Logistics (Hong Kong) Ltd
3 Loomis International (HK) Limited
4 Malca-Amit Secure Logistics Limited


  Recognised Assayers
1 Heraeus Ltd Hong Kong
2 Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd

Updated 03 May 2018