World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

Interview with Lin Qiang, President of SDE

Lin Qiang - interview

Q. What are your current titles/functions in the diamond industry, both private and organizational? I’m the President and one of the founders of the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE), which, authorized by the Chinese Central Government, is the only official platform for the import and export of diamonds in China. I’m also the Vice Chairman of … Read more

Eyal Shirazy Appointed Executive Director of GET-Diamonds

Press Release

Antwerp, Belgium, March 17, 2022: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) announced today that Eyal Shirazy has been appointed Executive Director of GET-Diamonds, its global B2B trading platform for polished diamonds. Yoram Dvash, President of the WFDB, said “We are very pleased that Eyal is leading GET-Diamonds. We are confident that the knowledge and … Read more

WFDB Concludes Successful Presidents’ Meeting in Dubai

Press Release

Adopts Guidelines on Social Responsibility  Young Diamantaires Invited to Join Meetings Antwerp, February 28, 2022: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) concluded a very successful Presidents’ Meeting at the DMCC in Dubai last week, during which the organization adopted a resolution in support of social responsibility, transparency, compliance and full disclosure. This was also … Read more

WFDB Presidents Meeting 2022 to Take Place in Dubai February 23 – 25

Press Release

Keynote Speaker will be Angolan Minister of Mines Antwerp, Belgium, February 10, 2022: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) will hold its bi-annual Presidents’ Meeting from February 23 – 25, 2022, at Almas Tower in Dubai. The meeting, the first in-person WFDB meeting since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, will be attended by … Read more

Lowering Diamond Risk Rating is a High Priority

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, Last week we learned that Israel’s anti-money laundering and tax authorities lowered the risk rating of Israel’s diamond industry from high to medium. This did not happen on its own. It resulted from huge efforts over the past several years, which I led as President of the Israel Diamond Exchange and Boaz Moldawsky … Read more

GET-Diamonds to Exhibit at JCK Show in Las Vegas

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The WFDB diamond trading site reports large upsurge in trafficWill preview new features that “will be a game-changer for online trading” Antwerp, Belgium, August 24, 2021: GET-Diamonds, the B2B diamond trading site owned by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), will exhibit at the JCK Show in Las Vegas later this month. This is … Read more

WFDB Diamond Aid Campaign Culminates in COVID Vaccination Drive in Mumbai

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The free vaccination campaign for diamond artisans is being organized in cooperation with the GJEPC and the GJNRF Antwerp, July 19, 2021: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Diamond Aid campaign, launched in May to raise funds to help India in its battle with COVID-19, has culminated with the launch today of a free … Read more