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Synova Opens Cutting Center in Mumbai
Technology group Synova has opened a new diamond-sawing center in Mumbai, the company said recently. The hub
News Jun 05, 2018 Rapaport News
New Diamond Bourse Set for Surat 150
New Diamond Bourse in the Works for Surat
Construction is under way to develop a diamond bourse in Surat that will house more than 4,400 diamond merchants.
News Feb 21, 2018 Rapaport News
GIA 150
GIA Unveils Plans for Labs in Surat and Antwerp
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will this year open a laboratory in Surat, and expand its operations
News Jan 09, 2018 Rapaport News
Diamond Polisher Surat India 150
GJEPC: Raid Shows Problem with Tax Policy
India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has called for clearer tax rules, an official
News Jan 09, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Sarine Galaxy
Sarine Unit to Sue over Alleged Fraud
Sarine Technologies subsidiary Galatea will be taking legal action against a manufacturer in Surat, India, claiming fraudulent use
News Jan 07, 2018 Rapaport News
Female Miner
Diamonds Do Good: Sharing the Wealth
Standing in the entrance to Kiran Hospital in Surat, India, Govindbhai Dholokia beams with pride as he gestures toward the
Features Dec 11, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Ghanshyam Dholakia Hari Krishna Exports
Four Major Changes in 25 Years of Hari Krishna
Hari Krishna Exports (HKE) has come a long way over the last two-and-a-half decades, and its
News Aug 15, 2017 Joshua Freedman
GJEPC IIJS 2017 opening
GJEPC Unveils 5-Year Plan to Boost Indian Exports
India’s jewelry trade has outlined a plan to increase exports by about 40% over the next five years,
News Jul 30, 2017 Avi Krawitz
India cutting
Surat Traders Strike over New Tax
Diamond traders in India observed a one-day shutdown on Saturday in opposition to a new tax on the industry, according to local reports.
News Jun 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Forevermark polished diamond
Forevermark Inscribes Two-Millionth Diamond
Forevermark reached another milestone this month after a round brilliant-cut, 3.48-carat polished stone became the two-millionth
News May 28, 2017 Rapaport News
Hari Krishna Surat Factory
Modi Inaugurates Hari Krishna Cutting Center
Hari Krishna Exports has become the first diamond company to open a manufacturing facility in Surat’s state-of-the-art Gujarat
News Apr 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Susan Jacques
GIA Launches Synthetics Detector for Jewelry
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has unveiled a new machine for identifying synthetic diamonds, including stones
News Apr 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Kiran Gems
Kiran Gems Cuts Loose US, HK Subsidiaries
Kiran Gems, a Surat-based diamond manufacturer, has offloaded a number of subsidiaries as part of a group-wide restructuring effort. As a result, its
News Apr 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Sarin Galaxy XL
Sarine Consolidates Surat Business
Sarine Technologies has united all its Surat-based operations in one building in the Indian diamond-manufacturing city. The
News Mar 15, 2017 Rapaport News
Jonathan Kendall IIDGR
De Beers Expands Surat Grading Center
De Beers plans to expand its diamond grading facility in Surat, India as the company increases the services it offers
News Dec 06, 2016 Rapaport News
India cutting
India's Diamond Trade Sees Substantial Growth
India’s polished diamond exports jumped 37 percent year on year to $2.52 billion in October, according to provisional data provided
News Nov 22, 2016 Rapaport News
Kiran Gems
Kiran Gems Expands With New Surat Factory
Kiran Gems opened a new factory in Surat in response to the company’s growth and increased demand. The 200,000
News Aug 07, 2016 Rapaport News
India
India’s Rough Trade Slows in June
India’s rough imports slumped in June reflecting a slowdown in demand for the raw material, while polished exports
News Jul 18, 2016 Rapaport News
India
India’s Polished Diamond Exports +9% in April
India’s polished diamond exports jumped 8.8 percent year on year to $1.78 billion in April, according to provisional data
News May 24, 2016 Rapaport News
gjepc
Natural Diamond Monitoring Committee to Form in Surat
India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will establish a Natural Diamond Monitoring Committee (NDMC)
News Dec 20, 2015 Rapaport News
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