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09-16-2011, 10:49 PM
China sets national standards for 'high pure gold' Xinhua | September 16, 2011 16:57 Authorities have released the first national standards on "high pure gold," a move that is likely to boost the country's gold consumption. "High pure gold," as it is called in the standards, refers to the gold with purity of 99.999 percent, or "five nines," and is also the highest purity so far, a spokesman with the National Gold Standardization Technical Committee said Friday. Generally speaking, a gold ornament with an amount of metal reaching 99 percent is called "pure gold," and more than 99 percent is...