Mumbai: The Gemological
Institute of America (GIA) will offer its internationally recognised Graduate
Gemologist (GG) diploma program in Mumbai from February 02, 2017. The programme
gives students access to world-class education in gemmology.
Gem & Jewellery
Export Promotion Council to set up
Institute of Gems & Jewellery in Varanasi
Hon. Union Minister of State for
Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman graces foundation stone laying
ceremony of IIGJ Mumbai, Varanasi Extension Campus
4th December 2016:
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is taking a big step
towards realizing Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s one of the dream project,
‘Skill India’ by setting up the first-of-its-kind Indian Institute of Gem &
Jewellery (IIGJ) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is the fifth centre in
the country after Mumbai, New Delhi, Jaipur and Kolkata to have an IIGJ
Post-demonetisation, Mumbai's bustling and glittering Zaveri Bazar, the national bullion and jewellery market, wears a forlorn, deserted look.
Thousands of big and small jewellery shops and glittering showrooms in India's oldest and biggest hub, as well as retail outlets in the eastern and western suburbs, eagerly await the elusive customers.
A jewellery shop owner in Karol Bagh asserts that higher GST will force the jewellers to resort to tax evasion and black marketing
The gems and jewellery industry in the country wants the government to reduce the proposed 4% Goods and Service Tax (GST) for gems and jewellery sector to 1.25%, if the latter wants the entire industry to be "organised and compliant".
On Oct. 7, an executive order officially lifted the 8-year-old ban on Burmese rubies and jade entering the United States.
President Obama first announced his intention to end the blockade against gems from Myanmar (the former Burma) during a Sept. 14 meeting with the country’s leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Highlighting the exquisite brilliance of a diamond, Forevermark India presents a jewellery collection that will trend as the cocktail pieces this wedding season. This delicate-yet-playful collection, coined as the Pink Haze, shines with Forevermark diamonds encased in magical rose gold.
This is to state that India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA) does not support the “Akrosh Divas” (BHARAT BANDH call) on 28th November, 2016.. Mukesh Mehta, National President of IBJA expressed his deep concerns on the strike. Mehta stated that IBJA is in complete support of the Government for curbing black money in the Country.
Johri By Amaze Jewels has launched a new collection that expresses the new jewellery trends for the year 2017. The collection entitled Bejewelled 2017, welcomes the new year in classic sophisticated motifs and modern styles fusing rose, yellow and white gold with diamonds and precious stones.
Dubai declares duty on jewellery at 5% from which will come in to effect from 1st Jan 2017. The duty imposed will be on all kinds of jewellery like gold, diamonds, studded, coloured stones, platinum etc.
Gold buying in India during the key December quarter is likely to fall to the lowest level in eight years, hurt by poor investment demand and back-to-back droughts that have slashed earnings for the country's millions of farmers.
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