Gems and jewellery carried for international exhibitions now exempted from IGST

This comes into effect post several representations by the GJEPC to the Ministry of Finance  The gems and jewellery industry will be breathing a sigh of relief, as the Ministry of Finance announced no IGST will be levied on gem and jewellery carried outside of the country for exhibition purpose. Till now, gem &jewellery which

GIA India to Launch Diamond Origin Report at IIJS 2019

 GIA India will launch the GIA Diamond Origin Report at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) from 8-12 August at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The GIA Diamond Origin Report confirms the country of origin of a polished diamond and includes a full assessment of the diamond’s 4Cs along with a plotted diagram of its clarity characteristics,

GIA Organises Retail Sales Associate Training Programme for Malabar Gold & Diamonds in Dubai

The Institute has trained more than 200 associates in Dubai and Bahrain since 2018 Sales Associates of Malabar Gold and Diamonds during one of the trainings To help retail sales staff communicate effectively, GIA Dubai recently organised retail sales associate training programmes for Malabar Gold & Diamonds at their stores in Dubai, UAE. Since 2018,

BVC Logistics appointed as the Official Logistics Partner for the India International Jewelry Show (IIJS) 2019

BVC Logistics Pvt. Ltd., has been appointed as the Official Logistics Partner for the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Premiere 2019 to be held from 09th Aug 2019 – 12th Aug 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. As the official Logistics partner, BVC Logistics will deliver back-end logistics support for the event. The company

Advances in Gem & Diamond Detection Technology- a symposium by GII

Gemmological Institute of India (GII) is organising a symposium on the Advances in Gem & Diamond Detection Technology-2019 ( AGDDT-2019)  during August 7-8, 2019.  This symposium, will provide a forum for discussing various trade related issues, latest developments in Gem & Diamond Detection Technology, quality assurance and quality control that is required for evolving standard

GIA India organised a GemKids Programme in Surat

V. N. Godhani English School students got introduced to the fascinating world of gemmology Students of V. N. Godhani English School with the GIA GemKids Workbook  To ignite the love and passion of gemstones, GIA India organised the GemKids programme for the students of V. N. Godhani English School in Surat. More than 70 students

All India Gem & Jewellery Thanks Honourable Finance Minister Shri Nirmala Sitharaman ji for the Union Budget 2019 – 20. However, Gold will now become more expensive in India. Union Budget is disappointing, unfortunate & not in sync with Make in India principles: says All India Gem And Jewellery Domestic Council about hike in Gold import duty in Union Budget

GJC demands rollback and further reduction in gold import duty to avoid increase in domestic prices, encourage cross border smuggling and unfair trade practices  All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) has termed the proposed increase in import duty of gold from 10% to 12.5% as disappointing and unfortunate; adding that Gold will become more

Gem & Jewellery industry disappointed with increase in import duty on Gold and precious metals: GJEPC

With cost of doing business going up, export competitiveness will go down; Indian exporters will lose business to neighbouring countries resulting in job losses The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has sought rollback and further reduction in import duty on Gold and precious metals, which has been increased to 12.5% as announced by

Union Budget Reaction quote from BVC Logistics

Quote from Mr Rajesh Neelakanta, ED & CEO of BVC Logistics regarding the Union Budget 2019: “The budget of 2019 has addressed key areas that will help the economy grow in the coming year. Logistics will play a key role in propelling India to become a USD 5 trillion economy over the next 5 years.

Rio Tinto celebrates its 30 year Indo-Argyle partnership

Rio Tinto’s diamonds business is celebrating 30 years in India with a tribute in Mumbai to the extraordinary Indo-Argyle partnership. At a celebratory dinner for customers and diamond industry partners, Rio Tinto’s management reflected on the ground breaking partnership that began with the first influx of diamonds from the Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia