Thursday, January 24, 2013

Visualizing Platinum and Palladium's Place In The World

"The platinum group of metals (PGMs) have received some perhaps unwarranted attention in recent weeks as the 'coin' idiocy came and went; but, it is noteworthy, as Eric Sprott points out that with demand rising and supply under pressure, the outlook for investment in physical platinum and palladium is increasingly compelling. The following infographic (and various supply and demand dynamics) provides a succinct picture of what these metals are used for, where they are produced, and the supply/demand imbalances."

- Excerpt from a recent article that appeared on Zero Hedge. Image source is from Sprott Asset Management: