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World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

Expect a Soft Holiday Season and G7 Sanctions

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, As we enter the busiest season for the world diamond industry, the major diamond centers are facing weak demand. In Israel trading is slow due to the war. The freeze on rough imports has provided some relief to India, but Surat is operating at a fraction of capacity. In Belgium trading is steady … Read more

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 Mehul Shah, Vice President of Bharat Diamond Bourse

Mehul Shah

Q. What are your current titles/functions in the diamond industry, both private and organizational? I am the Chairman / Managing Director of Star Brilliant Group, dealing in diamonds and jewelry. We are cutters and polishers of rough diamonds, as well as jewelry manufacturers, with factories in Mumbai and Navsari, India.  I am also the Vice … 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