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Peter Meeus to Head World Diamond Mark
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has appointed Peter Meeus as chairman of its World Diamond Mark
News Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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World Diamond Congress Set for Mumbai
The 2018 World Diamond Congress will take place in Mumbai in late October, the World Federation of Diamond
News Jul 01, 2018 Rapaport News
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WFDB Asks Ernie Blom to Remain as President
Ernie Blom is poised to serve another two years as president of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), after
News May 16, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Diamond Groups Call Off Israel Summit
Industry leaders have canceled next month’s World Diamond Congress in Tel Aviv, citing low registration and
News May 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Blom Diamonds Set for $4M Takeover
Blom Diamonds, a cutting and polishing firm owned by senior industry figure Ernie Blom, has agreed to be acquired
News Jan 25, 2017 Rapaport News
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Diamond Industry Now Banking on Legitimacy
The diamond industry has added several layers of legitimacy this year as more companies are complying with
Analysis Dec 08, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Ahmed Bin Sulayem
KP Eyes Consensus on Rough Valuation
The Kimberley Process (KP) chair will hold a forum in Dubai next week aimed at finding a consensus on the
News Nov 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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WFDB Unveils New Roster of Leaders
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) announced a new executive committee, selecting Mehul Shah as treasurer-general. Shah,
News Jun 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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‘Young Diamantaires’ Aim to Nurture Next Generation
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) set up an international program to develop the future generation of diamond dealers.
News Jun 01, 2016 Rapaport News
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India's GJEPC Accepted as WFDB Member
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) expanded its constituent base with the addition of India’s Gem
News May 18, 2016 Rapaport News
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Top Diamond Producers to Address Sustainability Issue at Congress in Dubai
Major diamond miners are expected to share views on transparency, responsibility and sustainability in producing countries at this month’s
News May 03, 2016 Rapaport News
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WFDB Sets November Strategy Meeting With Expansion, Benefits on Agenda
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) will discuss a “new strategy” at its executive committee meeting in Idar-Oberstein,
News Oct 27, 2015 Rapaport News
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WFDB Sees Positive Industry Outlook Heading into Holiday Season
The outlook for the global diamond trade could be positive in the upcoming holiday season given the
News Sep 24, 2015 Rapaport News
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Press Release: Blom Praises ISO Standard for Diamonds
Press Release: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) president, Ernie Blom, praised the release of ISO
Press Release Jul 29, 2015 World Federation of Diamond Bourses
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Diamond Trade Subject to Arbitration on Color Grading Standards
Members of the diamond trade may face arbitration for dealing in diamonds with a color grade that differs
News Jun 21, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Blom Welcomes Industry Leaders to Presidents Meeting in Israel
Ernie Blom, the president of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) addressed attendees of the presidents meeting,
Press Release Jun 15, 2015 World Federation of Diamond Bourses
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Blom: Open Letter Regarding Over-Grading Certification
Press Release: The following is an open letter to the trade from Ernie Blom, the president of the World
Press Release Nov 21, 2014 Ernie Blom
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