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World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

President’s Letter – 10th June 2020

President’s Letters

Dear Colleagues and Friends, These are momentous times and change is taking place all around us. The turbulent events of the past week across the United States, Europe and elsewhere are signaling a need for change. When sincere outbursts against police brutality and racism morphed into destruction and looting, many retailers saw their stores vandalized. … Read more

After only six weeks, the WFDB on-line trading platform has become the largest B2B digital marketplace for diamonds

President’s Letters

Dear Colleagues and Friends, Get Diamonds has doubled the number and value of diamonds listed – to over 1,200,000 diamonds, worth over $ 5.5 billion I am delighted to report to you that Get Diamonds has grown to become the world’s largest online B2B diamond trading platform, and this only a month and a half … Read more

As Bourses Begin to Open, Online Trading Will Clearly Dominate The Way Forward

President’s Letters

There have been many unprecedented changes in our lives and our businesses over the last several weeks, as the world was brought to a standstill by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Some of these changes were unthinkable even a couple of months ago. Who would have imagined doing business while confined to our homes, or meeting … Read more

President’s Letters – 23rd April 2020

President’s Letters

Dear Colleagues, Late in March we sent a letter from the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) to all of you apprising you of our decision to create a brand-new, state-ofthe-art, trading platform available for use by all members of the Federation. I write now to inform you that we have signed an agreement to … Read more

President’s Letters – 4th April 2020

President’s Letters

Dear Colleagues and Friends, These are historic times indeed. The world markets have slowed down dramatically in almost every area. Our great industry is no different. Human contact lies at the heart of our business and is a necessity for diamond trade worldwide; but, unfortunately, presently, we have to bear with the call for social … Read more