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July 28, 2019

The first Israel Diamond Week in Shanghai was held last week (July 16-18), ending on a high note and expected to become an annual event, with the IDE President Dvash declaring with confidence that Israel's diamond trade with China will grow stronger, according to the I...

March 27, 2019

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) and the Alibaba Group are selling Antwerp-sourced diamonds  in an online flagship store called “Shape of Antwerp” Tmall.

As the world’s second-largest market for polished diamonds, China is generating tremendous opportunities for...

January 24, 2019

Russia’s Alrosa and Chinese partly owned Anjin have been selected by Zimbabwe’s government as the two foreign companies to partner the state-diamond firm in exploring and mining diamonds, according to a local newspaper. 


“…the President has put the Zimbabwean interest...

December 19, 2018

The Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group is joining the Tracr™ end-to-end diamond industry blockchain traceability platform being developed by the De Beers Group in collaboration with key industry stakeholders.

Chow Tai Fook joins a range of other leading businesses from acros...

November 6, 2018

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre and the Alibaba Group have signed an exclusive partnership to offer Antwerp certified diamonds to Chinese consumers via Alibaba’s B2C marketplace, Tmall.

The cooperation agreement was signed in the framework of the first China Internatio...

October 29, 2018

Richemont has partnered with Alibaba Group to improve Chinese consumers’ access to the Swiss retailer’s luxury platforms. 

Alibaba will provide the technology and infrastructure to help Richemont sell to the Chinese market through its e-commerce sites, Net-a-Porter an...

October 18, 2018

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has expanded its collaboration with Alibaba by introducing sales directly to Chinese consumers. 

Israeli diamonds will be available as loose stones on Ali Auction, the Asian e-commerce giant’s luxury platform, the IDE said Wednesday....

September 27, 2018

ALROSA's "True Colours" auction of colored diamonds during the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair earlier this month raised $9 million.

The miner said that 210 diamonds were sold in the first round of the auction, with strong bidding and most lots sold for well above their...

September 25, 2018

The Zimbabwean government has “bowed to pressure from Beijing” to allow Anjin Investment, a partly Chinese-owned diamond mining firm, to resume mining operations in Marange, according to NewsDay.


Anjin and other diamond companies were elbowed out of the vast diamond mi...

September 17, 2018

Chow Tai Fook, Hong Kong’s largest jewelry company, has ruled out introducing a line of lab-grown diamonds at its stores, noting that Chinese consumers are not interested in the category. 

“We don’t have any idea to develop lab-grown diamonds at this moment because we...

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