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Major diamond jewellery campaign set to kick off in India

31 august 2009

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has initiated a national campaign to promote the domestic gem and jewellery sector and strengthen India's share in the international market, AWDC reports.
The campaign is based on the concept of single line of diamond jewelry and is entitled “Anant” Diamond Jewelry Promotion campaign with Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor as its brand ambassador.
To date, 26 jewellery manufacturers and more than 150 jewellery retailers in 18 cities in India have signed on to the campaign.
The Anant initiative is being promoted by  GJEPC together with Gold Souk India, Rio Tinto, International Gemmological Institute (IGI), and the All India Gem & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF). It will run from September 19, 2009 to February 14, 2010.
The organisers expect diamond jewellery sales to grow by up to 20 percent during the first year of the campaign.
According to data from the GJEPC, India's export of cut and polished diamonds in July 2009 totaled at some $1.2 billion, compared to $1.3 billion in 2008. Meanwhile, India gold jewelry industry posted a 9% growth in exports in July 2009. Gold jewelry exports in July totaled at $627 million compared to $576 million in July 2008.

Alex Shishlo, Editor of the Rough&Polished European Bureau in Brussels