AGD DIAMONDS enters into a long-term contract with LIEBHERR-RUSSLAND

AGD DIAMONDS, JSC and LIEBHERR-RUSSLAND, LLC held negotiations on November 14, 2019. Nikolaus von Seela, Director General of the machine-building company and Sergey Domovenkov, Head of its St. Petersburg branch visited the office of AGD and the Grib...

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WDC President urges governments to act on KP reforms to support the future of KP

Addressing the government representatives at the start of the 2019 Kimberley Process (KP) Plenary Meeting in New Delhi, India, on November 18, Stephane Fischler, President of the World Diamond Council (WDC) stated that with the KP’s three-year...

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CIBJO Congress 2019 opens in Bahrain focusing on climate change

The 2019 CIBJO Congress opened in Bahrain on 18 Dec 2019, with CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri calling on the jewellery industry to take action on climate change, which he said was not an issue specific to the sector but is the most important story...

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DMCC publishes Arabic language Diamond Terminology Guideline

"The Diamond Terminology Guideline" is now available in 10 languages, with its publication in Arabic.The latest version, which was published by the DMCC, ensures unity in diamond terminology across Arabic-speaking countries.

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TAGS’ upcoming rough diamond tender slated for 6 -12 December

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) has announce their upcoming rough diamond tender taking place from the 6th to the 12th of December 2019 in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility at the Dubai Diamond Exchange, Almas Tower in Dubai.

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WFDB Prepares Master Plan to Boost Relevance

22 october 2019
(diamonds.net) - There was a time, though not very recent, when a gathering of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) was graced by royalty and high-ranking politicians, recalled industry consultant Peter Meeus at the organization’s annual Presidents’ Meeting that took place late September in Dubai. “Can we bring back the old days when kings and queens were honoring international [diamond] events with their presence?” asked Meeus, who in the past has worked in various capacities in the Antwerp and Dubai trades. He was really asking the question the WFDB had tasked him to assess: What is the organization’s role in today’s market? And why has it lost its appeal, particularly among young diamantaires?