The refinery Tau-Ken Altyn (TKA) of Kazakhstan has been added to the LBMA’s Good Delivery List for gold with effect from 19 September 2019.
TKA has satisfied the LBMA as to its ownership, history, production capability and financial standing.It has also passed the LBMA’s exhaustive testing procedures, under which its gold bars were examined and assayed by independent referees, and its own assaying capabilities were tested.
TKA is located in Astana, Kazakhstan and its primary sources of raw materials are large Kazakhstan mining companies.
The London Good Delivery List of Acceptable Refiners of gold and silver is maintained by the LBMA, by whom it is copyrighted.It lists those refineries whose gold and silver bars have been found, when originally tested, to meet the required standard for acceptability in the London bullion market.The List now includes 68 gold and 82 silver refiners.
About the London Bullion Market Association
The LBMA is the international trade association that represents the wholesale over-the-counter market for gold and silver bullion. The LBMA undertakes many activities on behalf of its members, including the setting of good delivery and refining standards, the organisation of conferences and other events, and serving as a point of contact for the regulatory authorities.