Category Archives: Global News

GIA Research Scientist Offers Seminars on Diamonds in Mumbai

More than 200 participants gained insights on laboratory-grown and fancy-coloured diamonds Attendees listening to Dr. Sally Magaña, GIA Research Scientist, while presenting a seminar at Bharat Diamond Bourse GIA India conducted educational seminars about “Identification and Update on Laboratory-Grown Diamonds” and “The Causes of Colour in Natural Fancy-Coloured Diamonds” on Jan. 24, at Bharat Diamond

GJEPC organizes India Pavilion at Vicenzaoro Winter 2019

19 exhibitors to showcase their exquisite collection of Jewellery pieces and Loose Stones The Gem &Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the apex body of the Gem &Jewellery Industry in India, is organizing India Pavilion at the Vicenzaoro Winter 2019 to be held from 18th – 23rd January 2019. Covering a total area of 355 sqm, this

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