World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

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 Gets a Boost Forward

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, A year ago, the WFDB launched GET-Diamonds.com, the only non-profit B2B e-commerce diamond trading site. During the year, which was a challenging one by all accounts, GET-Diamonds grew and developed to become one of the world’s largest trading sites, listing over 1.17 million diamonds and having a total value of over $5.07 billion. … Read more

Some Good News And Holiday Cheer

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, As we approach the climax of the 2020 holiday season, it seems that we have some good news to be thankful for. Although we have been through the most challenging year most of us can remember, there are positive signs that may bring us some holiday cheer. First of all, there are the … Read more

There’s Light At The End Of The Tunnel

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, The pandemic is still with us and is continuing to limit how we live and how we do business. Around the world many countries are dealing with a resurge of the virus and a return to stricter measures. From various quarters we are hearing that until there is a vaccine, COVID-19 is here … Read more

The Time Has Come For Governments To Step Up

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the health, social fabric and economies of the world.    The disastrous effects of the virus on our health and welfare are matched by its destruction of our livelihoods and economic security. It seems that all branches of the economy are affected; for some the crisis may … Read more