Work hard and you will find success

Eduard Utkin, Director General of the “Jewellers’ Guild of Russia” Association, expert of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee on Precious Metals and Precious Stones, told R&P about implementing the SIIS PMPS (State Integrated Information...


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...

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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

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

Japan's Polished Diamond Imports +28% in Dec.

03 february 2012

Japan’s diamond jewelry imports grew 28 percent year on year to $66.5 million in December, Momozawa reported citing Finance Ministry data. By volume, the imports fell 26 percent to 138,881 carats as the average price of the goods increased 74 percent to $478.49 per carat.
For the full year 2011, Japan’s imports rose 17 percent to $813.6 million while the volume of imports fell 17 percent to 2.027 million carats. The average price of the polished imports increased 41 percent to $401.36 per carat, Rapaport reported.
Imports from all of Japan’s major source countries increased during 2011 with polished supplies from India rising 22 percent to $379.3 million and imports from Belgium up 8 percent to $150.1 million. Polished imports from Hong Kong grew 15 percent to $82.8 million and from Israel they rose 20 percent to $67.4 million.