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

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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

African Diamond Producers laments weak market

19 january 2009

The African Diamond Producers Association says some African diamond producing countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo are losing money as the global economic crisis continues to weaken prices.
ADPA secretary general Edgar de Carvalho said he expected all sectors of the industry to be affected by the fall in diamond prices.
"The Democratic Republic of Congo, which produces almost 34-million carats per year, is selling diamonds at USD27 to USD30 per carat. That price doesn't compensate for its production costs," he told Angola’s Radio Nacional de Angola.
Carvalho said ADPA was in talks with several diamond producing African countries about ways to reduce the impact of the global economic crisis on their diamond industries.
He said ADPA had proposed that the Angolan government help state-owned diamond firm Endiama buy up to USD100-million of its own diamonds to enable them to hold on to these diamonds until prices recover.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Rough&Polished from Angola