Seventh Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair to be held
January 31 - February 2, 2016
The seventh edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF), the world's exclusive by-invitation-only diamond trade show, will be held January 31- February 2, 2016, the ADTF's organizing committee announced earlier this month. The committee, which is made up from representatives of the three organizing bourses - the Antwerp Diamond Bourse, (Beurs voor Diamanthandel), the Diamond Club of Antwerp (Diamantclub van Antwerpen) and Antwerp's Rough Diamond Bourse (Antwerpsche Diamantkring), made the decision about a month after the conclusion of the sixth edition of the fair.  more
CIBJO Precious Metals Commission Special Report looks at conflict minerals, nickel, platinum fineness and chemical classification
With fewer than eight weeks to go to the opening of the 2015 CIBJO Congress in Salvador, Brazil, on May 4, 2015, the second of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released. Prepared by the CIBJO Precious Metals Commission, headed by Stella Layton, the report focuses on a variety of subjects, including pending conflict mineral legislation in the European Union, nickel regulation, platinum fineness standards and the classification of certain chemicals used in the industry.  more
Israel diamond industry to host 2015 Presidents' Meeting, June 14-16, 2015, in Tel Aviv
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) and the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association will be hosting the biennial Presidents' Meeting of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) in Israel, at the Tel Aviv Hilton Hotel, June 14-16, 2015.
During the two-and-a-half-day event, the leaders of the 30 diamond bourses affiliated to the WFDB, and IDMA's 16 member organizations will discuss the most pressing issues affecting the global diamond industry.  more