to Bihong Huang ink expressions, financial inclusion for women has been
embraced by policy makers as an important development priority. However,
despite women having lower risk preferences and higher creditworthiness, the
gender gap in access to finance is still prevalent in the traditional credit
is due to various factors, such as differences in employment opportunities,
legal obstacles, cultural norms, and limited access to the guarantee mechanism,
among others. With advances in digital technology, online peer-to-peer (P2P)
lending has emerged as an alternative to traditional lending institutions
around the world, allowing lenders and borrowers to bypass banks and remain
is a world leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones.
Gemfields is the operator and 75% owner of both the Kagem emerald mine in
Zambia (believed to be the world’s single largest producing emerald mine).
Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique (one of the most significant recently
discovered ruby deposits in the world). In addition, Gemfields also holds
controlling interests in various other gemstone mining and prospecting licenses
in Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Madagascar.
unearthed this crystal in the early hours of December 25 at the Botuobinskaya
kimberlite pipe in Yakutia. According to estimations made by Alrosa’s experts
on site, a rough diamond weighing 190.77 carats has high quality
characteristics. The age of the stone is estimated at about 2 billion years.
Further mineralogical analysis will reveal more precise numbers.
is a true sign to find such a large and high-quality diamond just around the
end of the year. The Nature has already endowed us in 2019. For example, a
heart-shaped diamond was mined at the Udachnaya pipe just before Valentine's
Day. Surely, such findings are very remarkable," said Evgeny Agureev,
Deputy CEO of Alrosa.
coins struck by The Royal Mint draw us into stories of far-reaching
significance. Through this special selection of coins, we celebrate the
individuals and groups of people at the centre of these events, paying tribute
to their quest for new horizons, their drive for peace and their visions of
progress and excellence. We share these anniversaries that shaped our present
with minutely detailed designs on the miniature surface of a coin.
2018, cutting and polishing revenue grew 3%, supported by a healthy increase in
consumer demand for diamond jewelry. However, polished diamond sales are
expected to drop 10% to 15% by the end of 2019 because of slowing demand for
diamond jewelry globally, lower diamond content in jewelry designs, inventory
optimization by major retailers and declining available financing for midstream
combination of lower polished diamond sales and excess inventory accumulated by
the midstream in 2017 and 2018 reduced net imports by 3% and 30% in 2018 and 2019,
respectively. India experienced the steepest decline.
to the ninth annual report on the global diamond industry, between 2010 and
2016, global production was consistently between 120 million and 130 million
carats. In 2017, it jumped to roughly 152 million carats and then fell 3% to
147 million carats the following year. The decrease in 2018 is largely
attributed to lower production in Australia, the Democratic Republic of the
Congo and Russia.
closure of Mir in Russia and planned downscaling at Argyle in Australia
contributed to the decline. The 26 million–carat production increase in 2017
was the largest single-year volume increase since 1986, and it created a
surplus that affected the entire value chain.
revised Customs Tariff, which comes into force on 29 December this year, has
eliminated the export rate of raw minerals, previously set at five percent.
document also provides for the exemption of goods imported under private
investment projects and the extension of exemptions for humanitarian goods
imported by churches and non-governmental organizations. According to a note
from the General Tax Administration (AGT), which Angop had access today the
review is in line with the entry into force of the SADC and African Union free
Gold Mines, a leading ore purchasing and processing corporation servicing
artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) in Peru, reports that the Peruvian
customs authorities are retaining shipments of December gold exports for
control procedures. Authorities have retained exports and requested from at
least three gold exporting companies, including Dynacor, to submit supporting
documents relating to their gold production.
expects the review to be favourable and its exports of gold to immediately
resume upon clearance from the authorities. Notwithstanding the current
situation, the Corporation has continued to operate normally; however, it
doesn't anticipate generating any income from exports of gold in December.
Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi, the 79-year-old renowned jewellery brand
from Vadodara, launches bridal collection catering to the peak wedding season
demand. Narayan Jeweller’s new Bridal collection includes jewellery for all
occasions, including Sundowner, Mehendi, Sangeet, Wedding and Reception.
Jewellers has captured the essence of Indian tradition along with intricate
craftsmanship through their latest bridal collection. The bridal jewellery
intensifies the beauty of the attire and takes it to another level.
said, “Our bridal collection is not limited to gold jewellery only. Over the
years, we have seen that the taste of brides has evolved and we have launched
our collection keeping in mind the same. It comprises of intricate and
exquisitely detailed designs in gold and diamonds and it also showcases the
quality of craftsmanship we possess.”
Ayesha Accessories New Year’s Party Collection
is available now! They share our alluring designs for the party season.
Opportunity is available to celebrate party season & to welcome with the
craft of Jacqueline Kapur, Co-founder and President of Ayesha Accessories.
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