Demand will pick up once the season starts

N Anantha Padmanaban took charge as the Chairman of the All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) in January 2019. He has immense hopes and confidence in the Indian jewellery sector. His motto is to ‘ensure that after the day’s business...

14 october 2019

Prospects for discovering new diamond deposits in the Arkhangelsk Province are far from exhausted

ALMAZINTECH is engaged in technical auditing and comprehensive assessment of activities performed by exploration, diamond mining and gold mining businesses in Russia and other countries, as well as carries out research and development. It employs highly...

07 october 2019

Botswana Diamonds eyes expansion of Thorny River to include Marsfontein – Campbell

Botswana Diamonds, which has a 40% stake in Thorny River, through Vutomi, said there are plans to expand the project located in South Africa to include Marsfontein once a mining permit for the latter has been awarded. Company managing director James...

30 september 2019

Diamond knife and tender system: The tight-fisted paying twice?

LLC Kristalin is the only company in Russia that manufactures microsurgical diamond blades for domestic healthcare that meet international requirements and are used in ophthalmology, neurosurgery and plastic surgery. Mikhail Zhiltsov, the company’s Deputy...

23 september 2019

Didier Giard: Stiff competition among the diamantaires is one of the factors of the price war

On September 9, 2019, the French Association of Gemmology (l’Association Française de Gemmologie, AFG) held its regular Paris Gemmological Rendez-Vous. Its organizer, Didier Giar, the head of the AFG kindly agreed to answer questions from Rough&Polished...

16 september 2019

Chow Tai Fook shines at the Asian Excellence Award 2019

04 july 2019

chow_tai_kook_logo.pngChow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd won four accolades at the 9th Asian Excellence Award 2019 organized by Corporate Governance Asia, as per a report in
The Asian Excellence Award is designed to bestow achievements and excellence in management acumen, investor relations, financial performance, corporate social responsibility and environmental practices.
Chow Tai Fook was bestowed with the following recognitions: 
-Asiaʼs Best CEO (Investor Relations) for Kent Wong, managing director;
-Asiaʼs Best CFO (Investor Relations) for Hamilton Cheng, Finance and Operations and joint company secretary;
-Best Investor Relations Company (Hong Kong); and Best Investor Relations Professional for Danita On, director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications.
Kent Wong, Chow Tai Fook’s Managing Director, remarked, “These awards underscore our relentless effort in corporate governance and investor relations. From the board’s point of view, engaging with a wider range of stakeholders helps to identify emerging trends of business opportunities so as to foster high-quality strategy and customer-centric business model.”

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