Decoding PMLA Rules & Regulations-PMLA Regulations

  • - 06 April 2021 5:11 PM

The recent PMLA notifications issued to the G & J industry had the G & J industry reeling under its pressure and anxiety for sometime; Rohan Shah in conversation with Colin Shah, Chairman GJEPC comes forward to clear the air

Couture India Holiday Edition Reinvigorates the Industry with a much-needed Physical Show

  • - 22 March 2021 5:36 PM

Couture India Holiday Edition, held at Goa from March 19 to 21  was a grand success and as the first offline show to be held since the pandemic, it brought together topmost manufacturers and retailers and therefore stood out from the rest of the G & J exhibitions and shows conducted worldwide – with its distinctive content, format, eclectic exhibitors of fine gems and jewellery

India Can Be World's Hub for G & J

  • - 22 March 2021 5:28 PM

“India should become synonymous to gems and jewelry” - Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC at the 3rd ICC Gems & Jewellery Summit 2021  

Couture India 2021 Flagged Off To Grand Start In Goa

  • - 19 March 2021 1:42 PM

Couture India 2021, a grand G & J show which stands for excellence in quality, selection and design, is on from today, March 19 at Taj Resorts and Convention Centre, Goa. It will conclude on March 21. Exhibitors from different product categories, selected 150+ retailers from across India have come together at this grand show

How Manufacturers ATTRACT New Clients in the Absence of Physical Exhibitions

  • - 13 March 2021 4:41 PM

Getting new clients for any business has always been challenging. The last year has aggravated this challenge considerably owing to the fact that physical G & J shows had to be cancelled and converted into virtual ones. Jewellery manufacturers share the practices they adopt to get new clients with Sugandha R

Industry Revels in New Budget Announcements-Union Budget 2021

  • - 13 March 2021 4:01 PM

Customs duty on gold and silver decreased to 7.5 per cent from 12.5 per cent with an addition of 2.5 per cent AIDC (Agri Infra & Development Cess) – in effect reduced to 10 per cent -- applauded unanimously by the whole G & J industry

New Gold Deposit Scheme: What it Means for Jewellers & Customers?

  • - 11 February 2021 12:21 PM

Under the revamped Gold Monetising Scheme (GMS) which was first introduced in 2015, consumers can deposit as little as 10 g (from previous minimum of 30g). This will aid in lowering the industry’s dependence on imported gold and will foster a better relationship between jewellers and customers

What This Jeweller Learnt Standing In A Queue At Mcdonald’s

  • - 09 February 2021 1:46 PM

Customer is the king when it comes to G & J business – especially in recent times of excessive business competition, pandemic, economic slowdown and uncertainty. Vastupal Ranka recalls an incident, which offers immense learning and value

Reduction In Customs Duty On Gold And Silver Brings Huge Relief to G & J Industry

  • - 01 February 2021 7:25 PM

Customs duty on gold and silver decreased to 7.5% from 12.5% with an addition of 2.5% AIDC (Agri Infra & Development Cess) – in effect reduced to 10% -- applauded unanimously by the whole G & J industry

Indo-Thai Webinar To Strengthen Trade Ties Between The Two Nations In Terms Of G & J

  • - 21 January 2021 4:52 PM

Recently a webinar on ‘Opportunity and Challenges to enhance trade between India and Thailand in Gem & Jewellery Cluster’ was organized

No New Burden Of Compliance On G&J Industry Under PMLA: Rohan Shah

  • - 11 January 2021 10:29 AM

The recent PMLA notifications have been creating quite a stir in the G &J industry, with a view to bring in more clarity on these notifications GJPEC Chairman Colin Shah spoke to legal expert Rohan Shah about this matter, excerpts:

Industry basking in DIwalI Cheer

  • - 06 January 2021 6:46 PM

Diwali sales has brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers have begun booking good profits for the season. Here’s what retailers have to say

Diwali Has Jewellers Exhilarated; Sales Almost Hits Pre-Covid Levels

  • - 17 November 2020 9:03 PM

Lights of Diwali have brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers are counting profits this season. Here’s what they have to say…

DPIIT-GJEPC Talks Make Headway on E-commerce Policy For B2C Gem and Jewellery Exports

  • - 01 October 2020 1:59 PM

E-commercee policyfor B2C G & J exports discussed

G & J Gives Mixed Response To Proposal For GST Under Reverse Mechanism

  • - 17 August 2020 10:55 AM

A proposal by a group of ministers for GST amendment on the gem and jewellery sector got a mixed response from the G & J trade segment

Forevermark Forum 2020 Promises Fresh Ideas, Perspectives And Renewed Opportunities For One And All

  • - 13 August 2020 4:00 PM

Despite the pandemic and the resulting lockdown Forevermark Forum 2020 has collated an interesting array of knowledge building activities for G & J segment from all over the world, beginning August 18 to 20

The curious case of Duty on Re-Import-Ease of exporting

  • - 01 August 2020 4:25 PM

What is required at this juncture is not a set of haphazard short-term policies, but a coherent and planned development strategy for the whole G & J sector, says R Sugandha

Pandemic Takes Toll of Profits of G & J Manufacturing Sector

  • - 07 July 2020 12:29 PM

From a manufacturers’ perspective the industry has been hit very hard, here’s an analysis of the difficulties faced by this sector

8 Challenging Scenarios - Retailers could run into

  • - 11 June 2020 3:22 PM

Based on insights gained from the G & J industry in the current situation, we have articulated eight challenging scenarios, which jewellery retailers may have to face in the near future. R Sugandha compiles solutions offered by select retailers from across the nation

IJ survey: 95 percent of Indian Showrooms may Open by June 15

  • - 19 May 2020 8:55 PM

Post lockdown, 48 per cent of G & J showrooms across India have opened for business

“The G&J Industry in India has reaped profits over the years and is cash rich. Now is the time to plough back some of that profits to sustain your business” says Vijay Khanna of Delhi-based Khanna Jewellers

  • - 18 May 2020 10:38 AM

Amidst these unprecedented times, Vijay Khanna of Khanna Jewellers, Delhi offers the G & J sector some words of wisdom and a ray of optimism…

Cheer Among Jewellery Exporters, as Govt. of Maharashtra Allows Limited Diamond and Jewellery Operations During Lockdown

  • - 12 May 2020 2:08 PM

  • * Ministry of Commerce and Customs department worked relentlessly for gearing-up G &J exports amidst COVID-19 lockdown
  • * Gem and jewellery industry to export $1bn worth pending exports

BVC Logistics Unveils COVID-19 Preparedness Manual

  • - 07 May 2020 2:44 PM

BVC Logistics drafts COVID-19 preparedness manual in bid to help G & J sector resume operations post lockdown



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