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Israel Bahrain Dec 2020
Israel, Bahrain Bourses Sign Agreement
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) and the Bahrain Bourse have agreed to collaborate on trade following a recent peace deal between the Middle East countries.The two institutions signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the IDE...
Polished Markets Dec 03, 2020 Rapaport News
Israel, Dubai Diamond Sectors Sign Trade Deal
Diamond bourses in Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a cooperation deal following the recent peace accord between the two Middle East countries.The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will open...
Polished Markets Sep 17, 2020 Rapaport News
De Beers rough and polished
De Beers Optimistic After 2019 Earnings Slump
De Beers gave a positive outlook for 2020 due to an improvement in the industry’s inventory situation, despite growing concerns about Chinese demand.Early data from the holiday season indicate midstream stock levels are more balanced...
Mining Feb 20, 2020 Rapaport News
Tehran Iran
HRD Antwerp Enters Iran in Middle East Expansion
Diamond-grading group HRD Antwerp will launch an educational program in Iran to expand its presence in the Middle East.HRD will start training certified diamond graders in a debut course in Tehran at the end of April in collaboration with Alireza...
Polished Markets Feb 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Argyle Mine Processing Center
Dhamani Selected to Receive Argyle Pink Diamonds
Rio Tinto named Dubai-based jeweler Dhamani to its exclusivelist of ‘select ateliers’ for Argyle pink diamonds, granting it access to theminer’s supply of rare stones.The move came as Dhamani launched its new line ofpink-diamond jewelry, the...
Retail Jan 11, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers Opens First Store in Kuwait
De Beers has opened its first retail store in Kuwait, addingto its only two other Middle East locations in Dubai and Bahrain.“Bringing De Beers to the Kuwait market is an importantmilestone in the development of our brand and our...
Retail Jun 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Garrard & Co
U.K.’s Garrard & Co Sees 2014-15 Revenue, Profit Slump
Garrard & Co., an exclusive London-based jeweler, said revenueand profit slumped in fiscal year 2014-15 as sales in the Middle East, thecompany’s largest geographical market, fell 43 percent.Totalsales dropped 20 percent to $15.9 million (GBP 11.2 million)...
Retail Mar 09, 2016 Mordy Rapaport
International Institute of Diamond Grading & Resea
De Beers Launches Diamond Grading Service
The International Institute of Diamond Grading &Research (IIDGR), a unit of De Beers, has launched a diamond grading service inthe Far East, Middle East, India and Europe.Following a pilot test inthe Far East, IIDGR will now...
Polished Markets Feb 23, 2016 Rapaport News
Damas Store
Damas Adds 23 Stores to Its Portfolio in 2014
Damas opened 23 new jewelry outlets across the Middle East in 2014, an expansion that continued to complement the brand's new two-store format -- the Damas retail outlet, which showcases international brands, and the Damas...
Marketing Jan 28, 2015 Jeff Miller
pure gold
Pure Gold Jewellers Opens at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall
Pure Gold Jewellers opened a new outlet in Abu Dhabi's destination shopping mall, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, which is already home to an extensive variety of retail brands. The new location marks Pure Gold Jeweller's eleventh in Abu...
Retail Jan 13, 2015 Jeff Miller
pure gold
Pure Gold Jewellers Receives De Beers Delegation
Press Release: Award-winning jewelry retailer Pure Gold Jewellers hosted a senior level meeting with De Beers executives who visited the company to discuss diamond trading in the Middle East and its role as a leading player...
Retail Oct 14, 2013 Pure Gold Jewellers
Chinese Consumer
Asia-Pacific Consolidates Position as Largest Luxury Goods Market
Asia-Pacific’s share of the global luxury consumer market grew for the second consecutive year in 2011, overshadowing growth from more mature markets such as Europe and the Americas, according to research from Mintel, a market...
Retail Oct 04, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
wgc gold demand
Gold Jewelry Demand +34% to $21B in 2Q
The World Gold Council expressed optimism regarding future demand for gold, following a 5 percent year-on-year increase in demand by value during the second quarter of 2011. In terms of volume, demand was down 17 percent from the...
Research Aug 18, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
Mid East Watch & Jewellery Show Attracts 53,340 Visitors
The Mid East Watch & Jewellery Show attracted a record 53,340 visitors, according to organizers, representing a 6 percent increase from one year ago. This five-day show, which takes place twice a year, concluded April 9, 2011. The number of visitors at the annual fall edition of this show...
Marketing Apr 12, 2011 Jeff Miller
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