21 April 2017
Maryam Al Hashemi of the UAE was recently appointed as the 2017 chair of the Committee of Participation and Chairmanship (CPC) of the Kimberley Process (KP).

19 April 2017
Israel’s diamond sector is decidedly more upbeat about its future following the inking of an agreement with the Israeli Tax Authority, which will exempt diamantaires who incurred losses from paying taxes, Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) President Yoram Dvash told JNA recently.

19 April 2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently called on diamond industry leaders to draft a concrete roadmap detailing India’s development into the world’s largest diamond hub.

19 April 2017
Venus Jewel founder Sevantilal Premchand Shah was recently presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the growth and development of the Indian diamond industry. The accolade was given during the India Gem & Jewellery Awards organised by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in Mumbai on March 18.