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Kerala Demands 5% Tax on Jewellery

Kerala Demands 5% Tax on Jewellery

New Delhi: Kerala’s finance ministers Mr. Thomas Isaac who was attending the crucial 14th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council sounde...
Diamcor Gets Average Rough Price of $215.20 per Carat

Diamcor Gets Average Rough Price of $215.20 per Carat

Kelowna: Diamcor Mining Inc announced that its second tender of rough diamonds during the current quarter had resulted in sale of 3,265.07 carats of...
Investor Offers Gemfields to Acquire 53% Shares

Investor Offers Gemfields to Acquire 53% Shares

London: Gemfields’ largest shareholder has made an offer to acquire the 53% of the gemstone miner it does not already own, in a bid to restructure t...
NAJ CEO Michael Rawlinson Resigns

NAJ CEO Michael Rawlinson Resigns

London: Michael Rawlinson has resigned as CEO of the UK’s National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) to pursue other interests, the trade organization ...
US Polished Diamond Imports Down by 3%

US Polished Diamond Imports Down by 3%

New York: Polished diamond imports to the US fell 3% to $1.99 billion in March, according to government data. ...
Zimbabwe May Withdraw Unused Gold Mining Claims

Zimbabwe May Withdraw Unused Gold Mining Claims

Large gold mines in Zimbabwe could lose unused mining claims to the government, which is seeking to increase the number of small producers as part o...
Botswana Says No to Open Details of Deal

Botswana Says No to Open Details of Deal

Gaborone: Botswana has defended its silence on “mega” diamond mining deals saying that “no country signs transparent agreements”. ...
RJC Elects New Vice-Chairman

RJC Elects New Vice-Chairman

Pforzheim: The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), the global standards-setting and certification organisation for the entire jewellery supply chai...