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

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Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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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...

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There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

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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

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23 august 2021

India’s cut and polished diamond exports up by 38.47%; rough imports up 9.07%

19 january 2021
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India’s cut and polished diamond export increased 38.47 per cent registering $ 1736.07 mn during Dec 2020 as against $ 1253.79 mn exported in Dec 2019, according to provisional data released by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India.
Rough imports too increased during Dec 2020 by 9.07 per cent to $ 1749.75 mn as compared to $ 1604.29 mn imported during Dec 2019. 
During the fiscal year (April-December 2020) polished diamond exports recorded $ 10,687.61 mn from $14,666.48 mn exported over the same months in 2019, a decrease of 27.13 per cent.
Import of rough diamonds showed a decline of 33.40 per cent recording $ 6765.60 mn during April-Dec 2020 from $10,158.25 mn during the period April-Dec in 2019.
Rough Lab Grown diamonds (LGDs) imports in Dec 2020 recorded $64.45 mn against $45.69 mn imported in Dec 2019, an increase of 41.04%. During fiscal Apl/Dec 2020, rough LGDs imported registered $366.22 mn against $250.70 mn imported in April-Dec 2019, an increase of 46.06%. 
Polished LGDs exports recorded $62.65 mn in Dec 2020 as against $36.01 mn in Dec 2019, an increase of 74%. And during fiscal Apl /Dec 2020, polished exports of LGDs was $486.53 mn against $312.06 mn imported during the same period in April/Dec 2019, an increase of 55.91%. 

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