Work hard and you will find success

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

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20 september 2021

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

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

PDE leadership visiting Turkey and UAE

13 may 2016
Mahesh Khemlani, president of the Panama Diamond Exchange, and Ali Pastorini, PDE's Senior Vice President, are visiting the Near and Middle East, as part of the bourse's international outreach program, which is aimed at building ties between Latin American gemstone and jewelry traders operating at the World Jewelry Hub in Panama City and members of the global trade.
Ms. Pastorinil visiting Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11 and May 12, where she meets with Turkish industry leaders and representatives of the local industry. She is being hosted in the city by the Istanbul Chamber of Jewelry (IKO).
She will then continue on to Dubai, UAE, where she will be joined by Mr. Khemlani, from May 14 to 19. There they are scheduled to meet with companies headquartered in the Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC) that are interested in expanding their involvement in the Latin American markets. They also will attend the congress of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), which will take place in the city from May 16 to 19.
"There are synergies that we plan on promoting during our meetings, linking suppliers and buyers interested in developing commercial relationships with both large companies as well as with individual traders in Latin America," said Mr Khemlani.
"We have been developing our business connections with the Turkish and Dubai centers for many months already, and have a received great deal of positive feedback. Both Turkish Airlines and Emirates are now launching regular air services to Panama, facilitating the easy movement of people, goods and services between our countries," said Ms. Pastorini.

Alex Shishlo, Editor of the Rough&Polished European Bureau in Brussels