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Niru Diamonds honored as outstanding Israeli exporting company

30 december 2014

Niru Diamonds Israel was among the country’s top ten exporting companies honored in an official ceremony at the residence of Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, according to a press release distributed by the Israeli Diamond Industry portal.
Niru Diamonds received the “Outstanding Exporter” award for 2013, during which time the company exported an impressive $112 million in polished diamonds. In 2013, the company was Israel’s fifth largest diamond exporter.
The ceremony was held in the presence of President Rivlin and Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett and was attended by senior officials of the Foreign Trade Administration of the Economy Ministry, representatives of major economic organizations and exporters. Prizes were awarded to exporters in several categories including advanced technology, traditional industries and the diamond industry.
Minister of the Economy Naftali Bennett said: "Israeli exports are a major part of this country’s economic strength. Israeli creativity drives our industries, both in quality of products and in the ability to break into new markets."
Niru Diamonds Israel was established in 1979, and became a member of the Israeli Diamond Exchange in 1980. From its roots in Israel, the company has become global, with sales and manufacturing facilities located around the world, including in Geneva, New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Sri Lanka and Dubai. The Niru Group has been certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council and is a member of the council.
Niru manufactures top quality polished diamonds at state of the art factories in Israel, India, Sri Lanka and Switzerland. The company also manufactures diamond jewelry and has successfully launched the Indian brand Amore, specializing in square edge diamonds.

Theodor Lisovoy, Rough&Polished, Moscow