The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), organiser of the 33rd India International Jewellery Show (IIJS), signed three significant deals on the show’s opening day on August 4 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. The three memoranda of understanding (MoU), inked with the De Beers Group of Companies, Guangdong Gems and Jade Exchange Read More →

India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) recently called on the government to withdraw the 1 percent excise duty on jewellery – excluding plain silver jewellery – in the 2016-2017 Union Budget. In a press release, the council said GJEPC Chairman Praveenshankar Pandya has already approached the government to initiate meetings with officials from Read More →