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...

20 september 2021

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

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

India's polished diamonds exports dip by 24% in March; Rough Imports -57%

28 april 2009

Diamond trade for India during the month of March has seen a downward trend. Exports of polished diamonds dipped by 24 percent to $1.1 billion, while imports of polished goods decreased by 17 percent to $616 million. The month’s net polished exports (excess of exports over imports) went down by 31 percent and amounted to $524.1 million.
The trade of rough diamonds too did not fare well. Import of rough diamonds were down by a whooping 57 percent to $311.3 million, but exports of roughs fell considerably less by 13 percent to $60.1 million. The net rough import account decreased by 61 percent to $251.3 million.
Considering the diamond trade for the three months ending March 31, 2009, the country’s polished diamond exports were lowered by 33 percent to $2.8 billion, and imports by 12 percent to $1.6 billion. Import of rough diamonds also fell by 71 percent to $738.6 million, and exports by 5 percent to $164.7 million.

Yekaterina Davydova, Rough&Polished Asian Bureau Editor in Beijing