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Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery 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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India’s Dec.’13 polished diamond export registers 15.6 percent increase

20 january 2014

India’s polished diamond exports for the month of December 2013 increased by 15.6 percent to $1,100.83 million against $952.17 million in December of 2012, according to the preliminary data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). In carat terms however, exports decreased to 18,740,000 carats in Dec. 2013 as against 20,390,000 carats during December 2012. ‎
Net ‎polished exports during April-December 2013 registered a growth of 27.75 percent to $14.703 billion ‎from a total of $11.509 billion during April - December 2012.
India’s rough diamond imports decreased by 6.52 percent to $1652.53 million in December 2013 from $1,767.85 million in December 2012, while rough ‎exports increased 31.53 percent in December 2013 to $104.32 million from $79.31 million in December 2012.
Net rough imports increased by 12.74 percent to $12.586 billion during April-Dec. 2013 against $11.164 billion for the same period in year 2012.
The total polished imports (SEZ , Bonded warehouse, DTA – Mumbai, Surat & others)  totals to $4,761.99 million for the period April-Dec 2013  as against $3,354.82 million for the same period in year 2012, an increase of 41.94 percent, according to GJEPC.  However, there was a 10.72% decrease in polished imports to $380.40 million in Dec. 2013, as against $426.06 million in Dec. 2012. This may be the result of the Government of India banning imports via SEZs.

Aruna Gaitonde, Rough&Polished, Mumbai