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Diwali Jewelry Sales Rise on Lower Gold Prices
Jewelry sales in India improved during the Diwali festival as lower gold prices helped release months of pent-up
News Nov 08, 2016 Rapaport News
India Jewelry
India’s Jewelers Applaud Simpler Tax System
India’s jewelry industry welcomed the goods and services tax (GST) passed by parliament last week even
News Aug 14, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
India Tax Changes: One Win, One Defeat for Jewelers
The Indian government reversed a decision to broaden the application of a jewelry tax but is standing by a new stringency requiring
News May 25, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
Indian Jewelers’ Strike Ends Ahead of Gold-Buying Festival
A strike by Indian jewelers to protest a tax has been called off permanently, according to the All India Gems
News Apr 17, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
Indian Jewelers Take Two-Week Pause from Strike
Indian jewelers suspended their strike against a 1-percent tax to eke out a two-week period in which they can
News Apr 13, 2016 Rapaport News
India
Indian Jewelers Set Up National Panel to Lobby Scrapping of Excise Levy
More than 20 jewelry representatives from major industry associations in India have formed an action group to put pressure
News Apr 11, 2016 Rapaport News
India
Indian Jewelers’ Strike ‘Will Continue Until Excise Duty Scrapped’
Swathes of Indian jewelers are still on strike over a new 1-percent excise duty, it has emerged, as industry bodies
News Mar 28, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
India Strike Costing Jewelers $150M per Day
A jewelers’ strike in India protesting a new 1-percent excise tax is causing industry members to lose $150 million per
News Mar 09, 2016 Rapaport News
India
Indian Jewelers Strike over New 1% Excise Duty
Jewelry shops in India threatened to down shutters for three days starting March 2 to protest Prime Minister Narendra
News Mar 02, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
India’s Jewelry Trade Body Criticizes New PAN Card Rules
The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) criticized new rules that slashed a threshold
News Dec 23, 2015 Rapaport News
GJF
All India Gems Federation Recommends Measures to Govt.
Press Release: The All India Gems and Jewellery Federation recommended several measures to assist India's government
Press Release Jun 21, 2013 GJF
GJF
GJF Appoints New Chairman
India's Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) appointed Haresh Chamanbhai Soni as its chairman for the
News Apr 17, 2013 Deena Taylor
India Budget FY14
India's Budget Offers No Surprises For Jewelry Trade
Members of India’s gem and jewelry trade were relieved that the government didn’t further hike ‎the
News Feb 28, 2013 Dilipp S Nag
Gold Bars
Higher Import Duty to Increase Gold Smuggling in India
, The increased gold import duty imposed by India's government may lead to more smuggling activity, but the
News Jan 22, 2013 Dilipp S Nag
India Forms Committee to Tackle Undisclosed Lab Grown Diamonds
India’s various gems and jewelry industry associations have formed a committee to tackle the ‎issue of undisclosed lab-grown diamonds. The committee members are
News Jul 16, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Jewelry Store Window
India Removes Excise Duty on Jewelry
The Indian government has withdrawn the excise duty on branded jewelry and the proposed duty ‎on
News May 07, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Jewelry Sales India
High Gold Prices Hurt Consumer Demand on Akshaya Tritiya
Consumer demand for gold was tepid due to high prices on Akshaya Tritiya, one of the most auspicious
News Apr 25, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Jewelry Sales India
Indian Jewelers Suspend Strike Until May 11
Indian jewelers and bullion traders suspended their 21-day strike and opened the business from today
News Apr 06, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Jewelry Store Window
India Re-Considers Duty on Unbranded Jewelry
India's Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, is re-considering his budget proposal to tax unbranded jewelry following major protests
News Mar 29, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
GJEPC
GJEPC Expresses Dismay at Imposition of 1% Excise on Jewelry
Press Release: In a ''survival or a rather politically safe'' budget, the finance minister had announced one-sided measures to control
Press Release Mar 27, 2012 GJEPC
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