Diamond Trading Company

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Name: Diamond Trading Company
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Hong Kong court declares 4 state diamantaires bankrupt

SURAT: The Hong Kong special administrative region court has passed bankruptcy order against four Gujarati diamantaires on Friday. The bankruptcy order was made public through newspaper advertisements there, industry sources said.Nirav Kumar Bhansali, ... [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Diti Discusses How Platinum Jewelry Strikes Gold

India might have a long-held history with gold but new research shows an increasing interest for platinum jewellery; making it the world’s fourth largest platinum jewellery market.Mumbai, Maharashtra -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/20/2014 -- Sales of platinum ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Separation of Power (or lack thereof?) in the Rough Diamond Industry

For the majority of the 20th century the diamond industry was conspicuously controlled De Beers, hoarding of over 80% of the worlds rough diamond supply in an attempt to manage global supply and thus prices.However, a  series of events  over the last ... [Published Kitco - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Taljaard told to name Arms deal beneficiaries

08 Aug 2014PRETORIA — Former DA MP and author Raenette Taljaard was requested at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry yesterday to identify the individuals who benefited financially from the 1999 arms deal.The inquiry’s evidence leader Matshego Ramagaga questioned ... [Published The Witness - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Namdeb Strike Costs N$10 Million a Day

THE strike by Namdeb workers that started on Saturday over salaries will cost the government and the company N$10 million per day.Addressing a press conference in Windhoek yesterday, Namdeb chief executive officer Inge Zaamwani-Kamwi said the strike is ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Certified 1ct. Polished Diamond prices -2.4% in July

RAPAPORT... PRESS RELEASE, August 5, 2014, New York ... Certified polished diamond prices fell during July. Diamond manufacturing margins remained under pressure as polished trading was seasonably quiet and prices softened, while rough prices stayed ... [Published Rapaport News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Strike underway at Namdeb mines after mediation fails

Mediation talks facilitated by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in an attempt to halt a strike at Namdeb mines in Oranjemund have failed and workers have started with industrial action.The strike is expected to cost Namdeb approximately N$10 ... [Published Namibian Sun - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

BDC should partner with Kalahari Airways to deliver Botswana’s first direct flight to Europe

Elsewhere in this edition, we publish a story of a Motswana, of an Irish origin who has aspirations to operate Botswana’s first direct flight to Europe.Denis Coghlan’s aspirations however have been halted by his lack of adequate finance to start this ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Seretse to officially open the revamped Thapong

Mmegi Online :: The arts centre has been a hive of artistic activity for many years now. Apart from a host of resident artists who work from the centre, other local and international artists have frequented the centre for exhibitions and workshops.Despite ... [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

First RapNet Symposium to be held in Ft. Lauderdale

RAPAPORT... PRESS RELEASE: RapNet – The Rapaport Diamond Trading Network -- will be hosting the first RapNet Symposium at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 7 to 8, 2014. The symposium is open to all members of the diamond and jewelry ... [Published Rapaport News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Diamonds Are Botswana’s Best Friend

De Beers, the world’s largest diamond trader, has moved its Diamond Trading Company operations centre to Gaborone. But not without challenges.VENTURES AFRICA – For a week at a time, 10 times each year, around 80 sight holders (companies on the Diamond ... [Published Ventures Africa - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

RapNet serves as launch platform for Sarine Loupe Imaging

Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd has entered into a cooperation with Rapaport’s RapNet Diamond Trading Network to provide Sarine Loupe imagery on polished diamonds showcased for sale on its industry-standard website.Rapaport’s ... [Published Jewellery News Asia - Jul 16 2014]

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"This is the second time when Gujarati diamantaires have gone bankrupt in Hong Kong. Earlier Bhupendra alias Bhupen Surani, son of Jivraj Surani, chairman of JB Group, had defaulted on Rs 800 crore in 2009. It is a big challenge for us to maintain our reputation abroad" said a diamond company owner in Hong Kong
"Whether that wealth is of a legitimate or illegitimate nature is something beyond my scope. I do not have the forensic, investigative capabilities as an individual to establish that beyond reasonable doubt."
"During the mediation efforts, the company revised its offer to 10% on basic wages for all employees, as well as an additional 10% contribution by the company to employees' medical aid" she said
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Hong Kong court declares 4 state diamantaires b... [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Diti Discusses How Platinum Jewelry Strikes Gold [Published Digital Journal - Aug 21 2014]
The Separation of Power (or lack thereof?) in t... [Published Kitco - Aug 18 2014]
Taljaard told to name Arms deal beneficiaries [Published The Witness - Aug 08 2014]
Taljaard quizzed on enrichment claims [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 07 2014]
Namdeb Strike Costs N$10 Million a Day [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
Certified 1ct. Polished Diamond prices -2.4% in... [Published Rapaport News - Aug 05 2014]
BDC should partner with Kalahari Airways to del... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 04 2014]
Strike underway at Namdeb mines after mediation... [Published Namibian Sun - Aug 04 2014]
Seretse to officially open the revamped Thapong [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 25 2014]
First RapNet Symposium to be held in Ft. Lauder... [Published Rapaport News - Jul 21 2014]
Diamonds Are Botswana’s Best Friend [Published Ventures Africa - Jul 17 2014]
RapNet serves as launch platform for Sarine Lou... [Published Jewellery News Asia - Jul 16 2014]
Digging the dirt on the diamond trade [Published Socialist Worker - May 06 2014]
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