The demand for silver is up.
Canadian Mining Journal said, "The Silver Institute has released a report saying global silver demand rose 4% – to 1.03 billion oz. – in 2018. This is the first time since 2015 that demand has risen year-over-year."
They say demand growth, robust retail investment, and falling supply have been major factors in these changes.
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