Page 27 - Diamond Digest :: Jan.-Feb. 2021 Issue
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“COVID-19 has dramatically changed the economic landscape. e-IGJS and virtual initiatives of GJEPC are aligned to the mission of Digital India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the dream of our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. e-IGJS, an International trade show for Gems & jewellery is organised at an ideal time, as demand from all major markets such as the USA, China, Hong Kong, Middle East is now picking up. ”
Suresh Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry said, "I’m happy to note that the gems and jewellery exports from the country are back to pre COVID levels in the last quarter. We acknowledge the contribution of the members of the industry and the Export Promotion Council in emerging fairly unscathed to this unprecedented crisis.”
Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC said, “I believe that India becoming ‘jeweller to the world’ is not just a goal but our destiny; better still, it’s a fait accompli that is slowly but surely being propelled by initiatives such as the e-IGJS virtual exhibition. The show is a testimony of India’s manufacturing prowess in Gems & Jewellery to the global audience.”
Suresh Kumar Joint Secretary
  Vipul Shah, Vice Chairman, GJEPC said, “The pandemic has forced us to remain physically distant but stay connected in unique ways – like this virtual show.”
Over 500 International buyers are participating at the show from 56 Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brasil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Minsk(Belarus) , Nepal, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Romania, Russia,
Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela.
Quote of this issue
Selfishness, ego and carelessness ultimately lead to downfall.
- Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya
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