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By Albert Cheng, CEO, SBMA

Published on September 8, 2020

Here is an update of our 3rd quarter activities:

June 24, 2020

SBMA participated in the webinar “Launch of Gold Focus 2020, East Asia”, organised by Metals Focus.

July 2, 2020

Online meeting with a government agency to discuss SBMA’s perspective about the journey that Singapore has taken for gold, how we are seeing the shifts in ASEAN/globally affecting Singapore’s role in Gold, and possible impact on other precious metals.

July 20, 2020

CEO Albert Cheng was interviewed by CNBC on topics related to investing in gold. The printed piece “Gold has surged due to the pandemic – and it could keep going. Here’s what to know about investing now” was published on 20 July 2020. Read more here:

July 29, 2020

SBMA member Mr Brian Lan, Managing Director of GoldSilver Central, commented on the current market trends on Channel 8 News on 29 July 2020. Watch here: (from 13:30)

Brian Lan, Managing Director, GoldSilver Central speaking on Channel 8 News.
August 6, 2020

CEO Albert Cheng was interviewed by The Business Times about the gold industry, how gold prices have moved since the start of the year and any potential effect the Covid-19 pandemic could have on the industry. The printed piece was published on 6 August 2020. Read more here:

August 7, 2020

CEO Albert Cheng was featured on Channel 8’s Chinese-language current affairs programme Frontline, which aired on 14 August 2020. Watch here: (from 03:30)

SBMA CEO Albert Cheng speaking on Channel 8 current affairs programme Frontline.
August 14, 2020

SBMA member Mr Brian Lan, Managing Director of GoldSilver Central commented on the current gold and silver market sentiments on “Hello Singapore”, Channel 8’s Chinese programme on news/current affairs. Watch here: (from 00:40)

September 3, 2020

CEO Albert Cheng was interviewed by Chinese-language daily Lianhe Zaobao and was interviewed for the September 12 episode of finance programme Money Mind on CNA.

Exploratory Meetings

During the quarter, we had scheduled meetings with the following companies: a Singapore government agency, Cynopsis Solutions, Everest Gold, Metalor Technologies Singapore and World Gold Council on membership and matters related to market development.


SBMA’s total corporate membership consists of 41 companies, including three Category 1 members, 30 Local Associate Corporate members, seven Foreign Associate Corporate members, and one Affiliate members.


6-8 June, 2021. Singapore

Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference 2021

APPMC, organised by the SBMA and supported by Enterprise Singapore, returns for its fourth edition. More information, updates and details of past conferences are available at:


Do keep a lookout for more information on the upcoming November AGM by email nearer to date. Thank you!