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As demand picks up, gems & jewellery exports bounce back to pre-Covid levels

October 18, 2021 12:26 am

According to the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), exports of cut and polished diamonds jumped 124.9 per cent to $12.37 billion from $5.50 bill in the same period of last year.

GJEPC working with govt on e-comm policy for gems, jewellery exporters

February 25, 2021 5:09 pm

GJPEC chairman Colin Shah said the council has also inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with eBay to reach global markets through this platform.

Jewellery body GJEPC asks government for priority status, supportive e-commerce policy

July 08, 2020 5:03 pm

Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) also requested for a clarification on 'Online Equalisation' Levy for B2B international diamond auctions.

Jewellers expect dull biz in FY21 amid COVID-19, geopolitical tension

June 23, 2020 5:41 pm

Jewellers are keeping their finger crossed for the upcoming festive season in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Swarna Shilpa Bachao Committee secretary Bablu Dey said.

EU sanctions on Russia presents opportunity for diamond industry

December 10, 2014 1:16 am

Currently, Russia trades 63 per cent of its diamond production in Antwerp, Belgium.

Gold jewellery exports fall 6.9 pct in October

November 25, 2013 1:24 pm

India,which is fighting hard to reduce its CAD,has put measures in place to restrict gold imports.

Jewellery exports may dip by 20% in FY14 on less stocks: GJEPC

July 01, 2013 9:24 am

Jewellery exports are likely to be hit and fall by up to 20% due to limited availability of gold.

Surat diamond traders lose their 1st GJEPC polls

September 26, 2012 2:22 am

Two city-based diamond merchants,who were in the fray for panel members’ seats in GJEPC,lost the elections.

Gems,jewellery exports decline by 17.69%

April 19, 2012 5:34 pm

The gems and jewellery exports dipped by 17.69 per cent in March to Rs 22,755.81 crore.

In labour pain,diamond units eye tribal women

January 29, 2012 3:17 am

In what may be a boon for the diamond polishing industry in Surat which is faced with a crippling shortage of skilled labour,the District Rural Development Authority has come up with a plan to train tribal women in cutting and polishing rough diamonds as part of measures for their uplift. Surat,which is a global hub for cutting and polishing rough diamonds,relies mainly on the Saurashtra region for this labour-intensive industry.