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India Pavilion presents trendy and innovative jewellery at Hong Kong International Shows

01 march 2019
The India Pavilion, organized by Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has an impressive presence at the 6th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl show held from 26th February to 2nd March 2019 at AsiaWorld-Expo and at the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show from 28th Feb to 4th March 2019 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), according to a press note from GJEPC.

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The India Pavilion is spread over 1428 sq.mt with 158 booths with 98 exhibitors. This year India was able to bag a prime location in Hall 2 for loose diamonds close to the entrance of the Hall. Manufacturers & retailers will be exhibiting a wide range of loose diamonds and gemstones at Hall no. 2, 7 and 11 of at Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show. Further India Pavilion at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre has been segmented into 3 sections i.e., Diamond Studded Jewellery & Mass Produced Jewellery, Gold Jewellery& Silver Jewellery. Hall 2 has a special India product gallery showcasing India’s capabilities in manufacturing world-class jewellery.
Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Chairman, GJEPC said, “Hong Kong is the leading export market for the Indian gems and jewellery. The overall gem &jewellery exports for 2018 accounted for $ 39,461.07 mn, out of which $ 11,433.10 mn export was to Hong Kong; cut and polished diamonds exports accounted for $ 9,825.27 mn; gold jewellery at $ 775.69 mn and coloured gemstones recorded exports worth $ 215.28 mn. The two shows, Hong Kong Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show and Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, have turned out to be a crucial platform to improve our relationship and reach out to new buyers in and around Asia. Every year we make sure to depict our capabilities and skills through the different array of products that cater to different markets.”
India has been upgrading and enhancing its skills by adapting state-of-the-art technologies and tools for jewellery manufacturing and today it caters to any jewellery requirement of the world market.

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