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In Search of a Plan at the World Diamond Congress
The Zoom meetings that constituted September’s World Diamond Congress lacked the event’s trademark pizzazz. The biennial conference, which combines the meetings of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International...
Polished Markets Oct 05, 2020 Avi Krawitz
Yoram Dvash
WFDB Elects Yoram Dvash as President
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has voted in Yoram Dvash as its president for a three-year term, the organization said Tuesday.Dvash, who holds the same position at the Israel Diamond Exchange, had been...
Polished Markets Sep 15, 2020 Rapaport News
Yoram Dvash
World Diamond Congress Goes Virtual
The World Diamond Congress will take place in a virtual format beginning September 14, giving industry leaders an opportunity to brainstorm ways of navigating coronavirus-related challenges. The biennial event, a joint meeting of the World Federation of Diamond...
Polished Markets Aug 17, 2020 Rapaport News
IDMA, WFDB Consider Joining Forces
The International Diamond Manufacturers Association(IDMA) is considering an alliance with the World Federation of DiamondBourses (WFDB) in response to the crisis in the global cutting sector. “With the changes in the diamond-manufacturing sector’s landscape,as well as due to the...
Manufacturing Nov 05, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Lin Qiang
WFDB Names Shanghai Bourse Chief as VP
Lin Qiang has succeeded Yoram Dvash as vice president ofthe World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), with the latter taking on a newrole as head of a strategic body.Qiang has served as president of the Shanghai Diamond Exchangesince its...
Polished Markets Nov 01, 2018 Rapaport News
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World Diamond Congress Set for Mumbai
The 2018 World Diamond Congress will take place in Mumbai inlate October, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) said last week. The meeting of the WFDB and the International DiamondManufacturers Association (IDMA)...
Polished Markets Jul 01, 2018 Rapaport News
Ernie Blom
WFDB Asks Ernie Blom to Remain as President
Ernie Blom is poised to serve another two years as president ofthe World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), after Yoram Dvash turned downthe role. “The executive of the WFDB at their meeting [in Germany inMarch] asked...
Polished Markets May 16, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Israel Diamond Exchange
Diamond Groups Call Off Israel Summit
Industry leaders have canceled next month’s World Diamond Congress in TelAviv, citing low registration and the likely impact ofgeopolitical tensions in the region. The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and theInternational Diamond...
Polished Markets May 10, 2018 Rapaport News
Ernie Blom
‘Young Diamantaires’ Aim to Nurture Next Generation
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) set up aninternational program to develop the future generation ofdiamond dealers.The ‘Young Diamantaires’ initiative was introduced at the 37th WorldDiamond Congress in Dubai in May and will be led by Rami...
Polished Markets Jun 01, 2016 Rapaport News
World Diamond Congress 2016
Diamond Congress Zooms In on Lending
Financing was the focus of the second day of the WorldDiamond Congress in Dubai as bankers and industry leaders called fortransparency and careful financial management in the trade.The need for the diamond business to improve working...
Financial-Legal May 19, 2016 Rapaport News
Diamond Financing Seminar to be Held in Dubai
The DubaiDiamond Exchange (DDE) will host a seminar Tuesday aimed at raising awarenessof financing options and how Dubai’s financial sector can support the industry.The secondDubai Diamond Finance Seminar (DDFS) will be held May...
Polished Markets May 16, 2016 Rapaport News
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 WorldDiamond Congress.A panel discussion on the topic is scheduled for May 19 atthe 37th congress in Dubai. “We are expecting...
Mining May 03, 2016 Rapaport News
World Diamond Congress in Dubai to Focus on Transparency, Responsibility
The World Federation of DiamondBourses (WFDB) will hold its 37th World Diamond Congress in Dubai from May 16to 19, placing transparency, responsibility and sustainability at the heart of thesummit’s agenda.The meeting, a biennial gathering ofthe...
Marketing Jan 25, 2016 Rapaport News
Israel Diamond Exchange
Israel Diamond Exchange Showcases Intl. Diamond Week
Press Release: The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) showcased its International Diamond Week programs at the 36th World Diamond Congress in Antwerp, Belgium, last week as an example of how diamond bourses can create focused marketing...
Manufacturing Jun 23, 2014 IDE
World Diamond Congress Concludes in Antwerp
Press Release: The 36th World Diamond Congress concluded in Antwerp, Belgium, and reflected industry strength in the attendance and the presence of international diamond, gemstone and jewelry industry organization delegates. These included the...
Marketing Jun 18, 2014 WFDB
World Diamond Congress
South Africa’s Shabangu, KP Chair to Address World Diamond Congress
Press Release: The organizing committee of the 35th World Diamond Congress announced that Susan Shabangu, the minister of mineral resources for South Africa and U.S. Ambassador Gillian Milovanovic, the chair of Kimberley Process...
Fair Trade Aug 09, 2012 WFDB, IDMA
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