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Diamond Industry Organizations Call for Postponement of Hong Kong Trade Fair

26 august 2019
(thediamondloupe.com) - Three leading diamond trade bodies have submitted a joint appeal for the postponement of the Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Fair, September 2019, until there is a more stable climate in the city. In a letter obtained by The Diamond Loupe to the organizers of the show Informa Markets, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), India's Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and the Israeli Diamond Institute (IDI) have voiced their concerns and those of their exhibitors regarding participation in the Hong Kong fair. "As trade representatives of the world's largest trading centers - Mumbai, Antwerp and Ramat Gan - we are tasked with voicing the needs of our exhibitors, and at the moment we do not believe these are being heard," the letter reads.