• 2018 World Diamond Congress

    2018 World Diamond Congress

    The Congress successfully took place in Mumbai. Click here to see images from the Congress, and here to see the press releases on the proceedings of the Congress Read More
  • 2019 Presidents Meeting

    2019 Presidents Meeting

    The 2019 Presidents Meeting will take place at the Almas Towers in Dubai from September 24-25
  • Charter on Disclosure of Synthetic and/or Treated Diamonds

    Charter on Disclosure of Synthetic and/or Treated Diamonds

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    to download the document in pdf format
  • World Diamond Mark ®

    World Diamond Mark ®

    When the world loves, we are here.

    The World Diamond Mark Foundation is anon-for-profit organisation incorporated in Hong Kong to promote consumer desirability and confidence in diamonds. It’s global objective is to ensure the health and future growth of the diamond and diamond jewellery industry in the luxury market sector. Read More
  • WFDB's Executive Committee Meeting

    WFDB's Executive Committee Meeting

    The WFDB's Executive Committee Meeting took place in Israel on June 24
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  • President's Message

ALROSA's Supervisory Board Approves Acquisition of Smolensk-Based Kristall

At its meeting on September 24, the ALROSA Supervisory Board approved the acquisition of a 100% stake in Joint-Stock Company "Production Corporation "Kristall" from the Russian Federation represented by the Federal Agency for State Property Management (Rosimushchestvo) on the terms set forth in the decree of the Russian Government.

According to the previously approved Russian government decree, the value of the 100% equity interest in Kristall was determined on the basis of an independent appraiser's report at RUB 1,886 million.

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South Korean Diamond Exchange Persuades Govt To Abolish Consumption Tax on Diamonds

Following five years of talks and intensive work by the Korea Diamond Exchange (KDE), the South Korean government has slashed taxes on loose diamonds, says exchange President Nam Chang-Soo.

The individual consumption tax was introduced in 1976 and abolished in December 2018 in time for the new year, he explained.

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WFDB 2019 Presidents Meeting

With the 2019 Presidents Meeting coming up in Dubai in September, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses held an Executive Committee Meeting at the Israel Diamond Exchange on Monday to prepare topics for further discussion.

We debated a wide variety of subjects vital to the industry, as well as moves to further raise the international standing of the WFDB. The Executive Committee also discussed the important subjects of synthetic diamonds and the state of the diamond trade globally.