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...

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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

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23 august 2021

Israel’s polished diamond exports up 24% in February

11 march 2021
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               Image credit: Israel Diamond Exchange


Israel’s polished diamond exports increased by 24 per cent y-o-y to $251.6 mn; and in volume terms too exports increased 20 per cent to 122,784 carats in February. Rough diamond exports too rose 21 per cent to $124 mn, while by volume exports dipped by 9 per cent to 188,317 carats, as per the statistics from the Ministry of Economy and Industry. 
The growth in polished diamond exports is attributed to higher demand for studded jewellery in the key consuming markets like China, the USA and others; and the increase of rough exports was due to the peace deal Israel closed with the United Arab Emirates in August.

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