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World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

Our Industry is Changing and This is Good

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, We just concluded the 40th World Diamond Congress in Israel. The previous Congress was held virtually, by Zoom, at the height of the Corona virus pandemic in September 2020. This Congress marked the first opportunity to bring so many of our friends together. The theme was “Change and Innovation in the New Diamond … Read more

Interview with Iris Van Der Veken, Executive Director and Secretary General, Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030

Q. Tell us about the new Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. What do you hope to accomplish? How will you be operating? Who are the supporters/members? For the first time in the industry, the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030, founded by Kering and Cartier, aims at bringing together watch and jewellery brands across the globe … Read more

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

WFDB Diamond Aid Campaign Culminates in COVID Vaccination Drive in Mumbai

Press Release

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

WFDB Launches Fundraising Campaign for COVID Relief in India

Press Release

Diamond Aid Appeal Directed to Diamond and Jewelry Industry Worldwide Antwerp, April 29, 2021: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has launched a campaign, Diamond Aid, to raise funds to help India in its battle with COVID-19. Yesterday, the WFDB Executive Committee held an emergency session over Zoom, and decided unanimously to take the … Read more