GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...

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Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

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30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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23 august 2021

Zimbabwe’s ZCDC to get $30m financing

19 february 2016
The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), the Zimbabwe government entity formed to consolidate all diamond mining in the country under one roof, will have access to $30 million in financing "for long term and working capital financing", reports The Herald.
The Zimbabwe government is reportedly aiming for a production of six million carats of diamonds this year, and sees the allocation of the $30 million in financing to ZCDC as essential in achieving that goal. Reserve Bank Governor Dr. John Mangudya reportedly confirmed that negotiations with development financial institutions were underway.
Mangudya: "In order to attain a diamond target output of 6 000 000 carats as projected in the 2016 National Budget through the consolidated company, the bank, in close liaison with the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company, the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development and MMCZ, shall institute the deliberate measures . . . (to) increase access to long term and working capital financing in an amount of $30 million," said Mangudya, as quoted by the news source.