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Oksana Senatorova is the publisher of the Jewelry Trade Navigator magazine and the founder of the Jewellery Business Academy.
She graduated from I. M. Sechenov Medical Academy and the Faculty of Psychology of Lomonosov Moscow State University...

09 january 2020

Inventories accumulated by De Beers, ALROSA to put ceiling on prices near-term even if demand substantially picks up – Zimnisky

As we are in the last month of 2019, it is prudent to examine what the diamond industry went through and the possible trajectory in the upcoming year. Industry expert, Paul Zimnisky spoke with Rough & Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa to discuss this and other...

30 december 2019

Empowering customers and engaging more with our stakeholders is the new Mission

The unassuming Govindbhai Laljibhai Dholakia, Chairman, Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt Ltd (SRK) is not just an ace businessman but a noted philanthropist. He has contributed immensely to social welfare with special focus on education … a noteworthy...

23 december 2019

‘Dubai has proven to be a great port for diamond tenders’

Stargems, which was established by Shailesh Javeri in 1981, has been involved in the trading of rough diamonds and is now also into manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, tendering of diamonds and diamond jewellery. Although, the company has operations...

16 december 2019

Our main role is to inspire consumers to consider diamonds - Jean-Marc Lieberherr

With over 25 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions across many geographies, functions and businesses, Jean-Marc Lieberherr has more than 10 years’ experience as a diamond industry leader, which includes as a Board member of the World...

09 december 2019

Synthetic diamonds to be produced in the Moglino SEZ, Russia

30 december 2019

«Synthesis Technology» intends to develop production of synthetic diamonds and monocrystal plates in the Moglino special economic zone in 2020. The general director of the company, Yekaterina Nagovitsyna, presented a production development plan during a meeting of the expert council of the Moglino SEZ, as per a report by PLN.
According to the agency, the plan to increase the production will comprise the introduction of 10 more presses in addition to one unit that is currently operating at the factory.
It is expected that investments will amount to 607 million rubles.
According to Ekaterina Nagovitsyna, the beginning of the production is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.
Thanks to the increase in production, the company will create 28 more jobs.
The report also says that about 80% of the products will be exported, and the rest of the goods will go to the domestic market.
The Moglino SEZ is located in the Pskov Region, Russia, and is a complete site for production.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg