CIBJO president advocates case for small business enterprises during UN’s high-level political forum

Speaking at a meeting of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), which took place during the United Nation’s 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has...

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World Diamond Congress: WFDB-IDMA joint plenary slated for Nov 2020 in Hong Kong

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have announced that the next World Diamond Congress will be held in Hong Kong from November 2-5, 2020.

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GIA certified a $10 mn diamond jacket - report

Fashion designer Farrah Gray and jeweler Peter Marco created a jacket featuring 460 flawless diamonds worth $10 mn, according to parade.com.

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Botswana Diamonds raises £250k to fund exploration, progress SA bulk sampling

Botswana Diamonds has raised £250,000 before expenses through the placing of 50 million new ordinary shares to fund its operations in in Botswana and South Africa.

19 july 2019

China reports a 3.5% rise in 1H jewellery sales

China’s the National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that jewellery sales in China rose 3.5 per cent year on year during the first half of 2019.

19 july 2019

De Beers, Botswana to renew vows

04 december 2018
(The Patriot) - The longest and undoubtedly colossal business deal between Botswana Government and diamond selling giant, De Beers Group of companies, continues to flourish as the two parties start the re-negotiation of a new diamond sales agreement. The current sales agreement cemented in 2011 ends in 2021 and the two bodies are scheduled to start working on the terms for the new agreement soon. Speaking at the Diamond Conference, President Mokgweetsi Masisi enthusiastically highlighted that the two, Botswana Government and De Beers Group, will ‘renew their vows’. By this, the president was referring to the 10 year sales agreement that ends in two years.