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World Federation Of Diamond Bourses

WFDB and Shanghai Diamond Bourse Sign MOU to Promote Natural Diamond Industry in China

Press Release

Antwerp, May 16, 2024: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), the association of the world’s major diamond bourses, and the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE), the only designated platform for diamond import and export in China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday to promote the development of the diamond market in China. The MOU follows … Read more

The WFDB and the G7 Sanctions

President’s Letters

Dear Friends, On February 24, 2023, the G7 Countries (USA, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, UK & Japan – along with the EU) made a statement regarding restrictive measures on Russian Diamonds. They stated that they would work closely to engage key partners in the diamond industry. This was followed up by another statement on May … Read more

WFDB Response to G7 Statement on Russian Diamonds

Press Release

Antwerp, December 18, 2023: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), which represents 27 diamond bourses and close to 30,000 bourse members worldwide, reiterates its support for the objectives of the G7 to restrict the import of rough and polished diamonds originating in Russia. The WFDB will continue to cooperate with the G7, the World … Read more

Interview with Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO)

Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri

Q. What is CIBJO’s role in the international gem and jewelry industries? GAETANO CAVALIERI: CIBJO, or the World Jewellery Confederation, is the primary international jewelry, gemstone and precious metals association, representing the interests of all individuals, organizations and companies earning their livelihoods from the mining, processing, manufacturing and trade of these products. We cover the … Read more

Let’s Join Together to Support Natural Diamonds

President’s Letters

As we celebrate the Jewish New Year, we traditionally look back on the events of the past year. We try to learn from them and to take action that will create a better outcome in the new year.   The past year has been especially challenging for the world diamond industry. There are a few … Read more