Bangkok: The Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders
Association (TGJTA) says the inaugural Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017
will take place from June 15 to 18 at Challenger 1, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani,
Dubai: The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP
Chair) Ahmed Bin Sulayem, held a series of meetings with industry stakeholders
in Turkey, focusing on raising consumer confidence in the diamond industry and
supporting the country’s development as a trading hub for the sector, says a
Press note from the organisation.
Harare: Zimbabwe’s finance minister Patrick
Chinamasa said the country should urgently address the “sector issues
militating against efficient” production of diamonds.
Mumbai: The 159 year old legacy Lala Jugal
Kishore Jewellers has been known for their consumer centric approach that has
kept the brand popular amongst their customers. The brand recently forayed the
digital space with an aim to connect with their customers better. During the
festive season, to add up to the festivity, Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers
introduced ‘SwarnaRatri’ contest where 9 lucky winners got the opportunity to
win Gold Coins (1 each day)
Shanghai: HRD Antwerp today opened its
first Centre of Excellence branch in Shanghai, China. The opening took place in
the framework of the City of Antwerp’s mission to Seoul and Shanghai, and was
held in the presence of the Mayor of Antwerp Bart De Wever and Antwerp’s
Alderman for Diamonds Ludo van Campenhout. China is the second most important
and fastest growing market in the world for polished diamonds, making it a
priority for HRD Antwerp. The opening of the Centre of Excellence is an
important step in the right direction to expanding their presence in China.
Hong Kong: Chow Tai Fook has received two
awards in recognition of its advancements in innovation and technology.
The company received the Grand Award in the
category of Productivity and Quality at the 2016 Hong Kong Awards for
Industries. The award specifically honored the company’s work in automated
logistics and distribution work at its center in Shunde, China, and its RFID-technology
inventory control system.
The company also received the merit prize
in Retail and Supply Chain Management at the 2016 Asia Pacific ICT Alliance
Moscow: ALROSA is to rename its ARCOS
foreign-based trading subsidiaries and affiliates.
The ARCOS sales network will be renamed and
offices will bear a name of ALROSA and their region of location. ALROSA will
also carry out relevant rebranding.
The decision was made to identify ALROSA
with its own sales network and provide clients with the guarantee of origin and
quality of rough and polished diamonds sold through the network.
Ramat Gan: Koin International Diamond
Tenders will hold its first tender in Israel during the International Diamond
Week, from February 13 – 16, 2017, in cooperation with the new International
Tender Center at the Israeli bourse. Koin specializes in tenders of rough and polished
Mumbai: Scientists have created synthetic
diamonds that are harder than the regular ones and may help cut through
ultra-solid materials on mining sites.
Nano-sized Lonsdaleite is a hexagonal
diamond only found in nature at the site of meteorite impacts.
Mumbai: The global gold bar and coin market
has boomed in the past 10 years. In 2006 global demand was 430t; by 2015 it had
more than doubled to 1,051t. In monetary
terms the growth is even more dramatic, surging from just under US$10bn to
almost US$40bn, says the latest study report published by the World Gold
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