International Engagement

S.No. Date Event & Description



Professor Arvind Sahay, Head IGPC nominated on Independent Oversight Committee of DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodity Centre)

Professor Arvind Sahay, Head IGPC has been nominated as a member of the 'Independent Oversight Committee' (IOC) of DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodity Centre) and has been a regular contributor to the functioning of the entity. The committee monitors sourcing of gold into Dubai responsibly.

DMCC's IOC has expanded to seventeen members recently and has two applications in the pipeline. In a meeting held on 11 April 2017, the committee oversaw transition to new norms of sourcing gold responsibly with the goal to be a benchmark for pricing and to buttress Dubai as a major centre for trade and processing of gold.


4-6 June 2017

Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference, Grand Copthorne, Singapore

Ms. Ruchi Agarwal, Manager IGPC participated at Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference (APPMC) at Singapore 4-6 June 2017 organised by SBMA, International Enterprise Singapore, Foretell Business Solutions and CGSE. IGPC continues to explore opportunities for collaboration in its core constituencies on policy, research, engagement and advocacy.


12-13 June 2017

The 15th INFINITI Conference on International Finance at Valencia, Spain

Prof. Sanket Mohapatra, Member IGPC presented the paper on "Determinants of Central Banks Gold Reserves" based on the paper 'Turning Over a Golden Leaf? Global Liquidity and Emerging Market Central Banks' Demand for Gold after the Financial Crisis at Infiniti Conference at Valencia, Spain 12-13 June 2017. The Infiniti Conference was jointly organized by Trinity College Dublin, Monash University and Universitat de València. Prof. Sanket acted as a discussant for a paper on "Where is the Compass Rose Now?" which considered changes in the trading environment, non-linearities and stochastic mechanisms as possible explanations for the disappearance of the Compass Rose pattern in gold returns in recent decades. In addition, he acted as Chair for a session on Capital Flows on 13 June 2017.


June 28-30, 2017

International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP) at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS, Singapore

Ms. Priya Narayanan, FPM student, IIMA presented a paper at ICPP 3 (International Conference on Public Policy) held from June 28-30, 2017 at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS, Singapore. The paper was on "Gold Monetization Policy-Gold Monetization in India as a Transformative Policy: A Mixed Method Analysis".


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