Work hard and you will find success

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GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

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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

Two Latin American Industry Leaders Appointed Directors of Panama Diamond Exchange

21 august 2014

The Panama Diamond Exchange announced that two leaders of the Latin American gemstone and jewelry industry have been named directors of the organization. They are Hecliton Santini Henriques, President of Instituto Brasileiro de Gemas e Metais Preciosos (IBGM), Brazil's leading gem and jewelry trade association; and Dr. Luciano Pataro, the founder and director of Gold America S.A. in Panama.
"As a diamond exchange that has been established with the express purpose of serving the entire area of Latin America, it is imperative that the region's industry be well represented among our leadership," said Eli Izhakoff, Founding Chairman of the Panama Diamond Exchange. "Mr. Henriques and Dr. Pataro are two such individuals, respectively representing one of the largest industries and markets in the Latin America, and the gold and jewelry trading sector in Panama. We are delighted to have them on board. "
The two new directors join other principal industry leaders who have been named PDE directors, including Ernest Blom, President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses; Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation;  Maxim Shkadov, President of the International Diamond Manufacturers Association; Avi Paz, Honorary Life President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses and the Israel Diamond Exchange; Roberto Coin, a leading Italian jewelry designer and producer; Shmuel Schnitzer, President of the Israel Diamond Exchange and Hon. Life President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses; and Reuven Kaufman, President of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York.
The Panama Diamond Exchange will anchor the $200 million Panama Gem & Jewelry Center, which is the largest and most ambitious development project ever undertaken on behalf of the jewelry and gemstone trades in Latin America. Serving as a trading hub for both regional and international companies, the center will serve a market that today is worth $8 billion, and comprises 11,500 retail jewelry outlets located in 20 countries and 23 islands.

Olga Patseva, Editor in Chief of the American Bureau, Rough&Polished