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...

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

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

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

India's September polished exports up 30.31%, rough imports up 71.25%

24 october 2016
Exports of cut and polished diamonds from India showed a considerable increase in the month of September 2016 to $2.50 bn against $1.92 bn in the same month in year 2015 in value terms; while in volume terms, 3.16 m cts were exported in Sept. 2016 as against 3.29 m cts in Sept. 2015, according to the provisional data released by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India (GJEPC). 
For the six month (Apl-Sept 2016) period of fiscal year 2017, the country's exports of polished goods rose by 10.71% to $11.69 bn from $10.56 bn in the same period during 2015, an indication that the Indian industry is on its way to a fast track.
Rough imports during September 2016 recorded $ 1.80 bn, which was up 71.25% in value terms from $ 1.05 bn in September of the previous year. In volume terms, 14.43 mn cts of rough were imported during the month, a growth of 16.9% compared with the imports of 12.34 mn cts during September 2015.
Imports of cut and polished diamonds were down 21.41% to $ 184.55 mn in September 2016 in value terms from $ 234.83 mn in September 2015.

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