Category Archives: Global News

GIA India Offers Seminar in Jammu on ‘Allure of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald’

 GIA Instructor Rahul Ladiwal conducting the seminar To help ensure public trust in gems and jewellery, GIA India organised an education seminar on “Allure of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald” for members of the trade in Jammu on Dec. 21. More than 40 members from Sarafa Association, Jammu, attended to gain important information on the big

Gem & Jewellery Exporters Exempted from 3% IGST on supply of Gold by Nominated Agencies from January 1, 2019

In a major relief, the Union Government has accepted apex body – The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council’s (GJEPC’s) demand to grant IGST-related exemption on supply of gold by Nominated Agencies to exporters of articles of gold. The GST Council recently announced that gem & jewellery exporters will no longer have to pay 3%

Gem and Jewellery Demand Scenario in USA is Optimistic

India’s exports of Gem and Jewellery products is expected to be encouraging in USA market during the upcoming Christmas time majorly backed by rising GDP growth, employment rate and private consumption expenditure in the country.  This would be well in line with positive growth of India’s exports of cut and polished diamonds and gold jewellery

World Diamond Congress Bestowed award to Mr. Vasant Mehta

Mr. Vasant Mehta was awarded for his remarkable contribution to the Diamond Industry seen in the picture, ( L to R)Ronnie Vanderlinden President IDMA, Anoop Mehta President BDB, Mehul Shah, Vice President BDB, Gaetano Cavelieri – President Cibjo , Ernie Blom – President WFDB, Pramod Agarwal – Chairman GJEPC and Stephane Fischler – President WDC


        Ms.-Sayali-Chalke-winner-of-IIGJ-Chairmans-trophy-receiving-trophy-and-certificate-from-chairman-Mr.-Kirit-Bhansali. Ms.-Vidhi-Dedhia-First-runner-for-the-academic-excellence. Honorable-Guest-of-honor-Dr.-M.-M.-Hundekar-presenting-trophy-certificate-to-Ms.-Aashi-Shah-Second-runnerup-in-academic-excellence Jheel-Kapadia-receiving-certificate-of-excellence. On 1st, December 2018 Members of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council & Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery Mumbai gathered with students, their family and Friends to celebrate 12TH Convocation Ceremony 2018 for the award of Degree in Bachelor of Arts (Gems and Jewellery) at Bharat Diamond Bourse

GJEPC organises first India Jewellery Buyer Seller Meet in Kolkata

30 International Buyers representing 8 Nations participate in the BSM Buyers fromBangladesh, Bahrain, Kuwait, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, UK and USA visit to source jewellery from India The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organized a two-day  IndiaJewellery Buyer-Seller Meet on December 4 and 5, 2018, in Kolkata among leading jewelers from participating countries like

BandhanJewels announces Isabelle Kaif as Brand Ambassador

      Mr.Prasad Kapre, CEO & Director of Style Quotient Jewellery with Isabelle Kaif, Brand Ambassador of Bandhan Jewels and Mr.Santosh Srivastava, President-Sales & Business Development of Style Quotient Jewellery Bandhan Jewels announces IsabelleKaif, as the Brand Ambassador of Bandhan Jewels at a Press Conference at ITC Maratha today. Bandhan Jewels is the latest

Upscale, upgrade & forge partnerships, says Hon. Union Commerce & Industry Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu @ GJEPC’s 2nd India Gold & Jewellery Summit

Economic Adviser announces that draft of the Gold Policy will be shared with Union Finance Ministry in December 2018 GJEPC seeks ease of doing business and reduction of customs duty on gold to 4% to double exports & create 3 mn jobs Commerce Secretary seeks self-regulation & innovation  L to R: Ms. Rupa Dutta (Economic Adviser,

Being Human Jewellery Launches its First Exclusive store in Chandigarh

Being Human –The Salman Khan Foundation has partnered with Mumbai based Style Quotient Jewellery Private Ltd. to introduce Being Human Jewellery’s 1st exclusive franchise store in Chandigarh. Being Human Jewellery’s Franchise store in Chandigarh was inaugurated by Bollywood Actor Aayush Sharma, who made his debut in 2018 with the Salman Khan Films Production- Loveyatri. The

WFDB President Ernie Blom Calls for Stronger Role for Diamond Body as 38th World Diamond Congress Closes

Trade organization to establish Think Tank to strengthen global role  WFDB President Erine Blom World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) President Ernie Blom called on exchange presidents and members to join hands to boost the global presence of the trade organization at the conclusion, on Thursday, of the 38th World Diamond Congress at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB).