The silver refinery of Umicore Precious Metals (Thailand) Ltd has been added to the LBMA’s Good Delivery List for silver with effect from 21st November, 2014.
Umicore Precious Metals (Thailand) Ltd 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 silver bars were examined and assayed by independent referees, and its own assaying capabilities were tested. Umicore Precious Metals (Thailand) Ltd is located in Bangkok. Its primary sources of feedstock are sweeps and scrap material sourced from industries such as the jewellery and electronics sectors. Its refined silver output is mainly in the form of grains and bars as well as in the form of different alloys. Background 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 73 gold and 80 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..