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16 september 2016
A delegation from The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India, led by its Chairman Praveenshankar Pandya is currently visiting China to boost interaction and trade between the Indian and Chinese diamond industries, reports gjepc.org.

The delegation participated in the 2016 China International Diamond Industry Summit Forum which was held at Shenzhen on September 12. A number of Chinese trade associations participated in the summit, which was also attended by manufacturers and retailers as well as government officials.
Praveenshankar Pandya made a presentation at the event, focusing on different aspects of Indo-Chinese co-operation. Later he also participated in a Round Table discussion on synthetic diamonds.
The delegation also visited the National Gem Testing Centre, the official laboratory of the Chinese industry.
Pandya and GII Chairman Bakul Mehta also discussed possibilities of co-operation between GII and NGTC for joint lab operations, particularly with regard to sharing information and training techniques, with the lab officials.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished