HomeWhat we doNews Share Tweet Share News Antwerp Diamond Year Antwerp News AWDC B2B Networking Community Compliance, AML, regulation Diamond Data DnA Event Finance & Fiscal Kimberley Process News item Security Security & Diamond Square Mile Sustainability Tenders Trade Fairs Events01.02.2017Antwerp diamond trade grows 5% in 2016 after difficult 2015After a very difficult 2015, the Antwerp diamond industry recorded a 5% increase in trade in 2016. This past year,... 15.12.2016HRD Antwerp opens first Centre of Excellence in ChinaHRD Antwerp today opened its first Centre of Excellence branch in Shanghai, China. The opening took place in the framework... 13.12.2016Antwerp diamond industry to strengthen ties with South Korea during mission to SeoulFrom 11 through 14 December, the City of Antwerp, in the presence of Mayor Bart De Wever, is organizing a...Public Affairs 05.12.2016DIAMOND JEWELRY RETAIL GROWTH OF 3 PERCENT ADDS LITTLE SPARKLE According to Bain & Company’s sixth annual report on the global diamond jewelry market, Millennials could give a further boost...Events CSR & Compliance29.11.201615 people and entities added to the national terrorist listA recent Royal Decree added 15 people and entities to the national terrorist list. It is prohibited to make funds... Security28.10.2016Five minutes can save your life!September 26, 2016, around 11:00 AM, a fire ignited inside a diamantaire's vehicle located on floor -3 inside a large... 18.10.2016As of Wednesday 19th October 2016 the Schupstraat will be accessible again As of Wednesday 19th October 2016 the Schupstraat will be accessible again and serve as MAIN entrance and exit to...Security 29.09.2016Antwerp Takes Lead in Battle Against Undisclosed SyntheticsOn 29 September, during a well-attended, two-hour information session organized by the Federation of Belgian Diamond Bourses in collaboration with...CSR & Compliance CSR & Compliance15.09.201610 people and entities added to the national terrorist listA recent royal Decree added 10 people and entities to the national terrorist list. It is prohibited to make funds... Events14.09.2016Diamonds & Antwerp on Tour – First Stop: Hong Kong!The Antwerp World Diamond Centre’s “Diamond Pavilion” at the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair today was the scene for... 14.09.2016Carat Tax info sessions a tremendous success – Download documents now Following the formal decision of the European Commission, the Belgian federal government has received official authorization for the introduction of...CSR & Compliance 13.09.2016AWDC sponsors Special Olympics Belgian Team at Dragon Boat FestivalOn Saturday 10 September, the sixth edition of the ‘Drakenbootfestival’ (Dragon Boat Festival) took place in Antwerp. This is one...Events Events06.09.2016KP Chair, AWDC To Host Rough Diamond Valuation Forum in AntwerpThe Kimberley Process Chair, Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has announced the second in a series of three, one-day ‘Special Forums’, on... 16.01.2017CARAT TAX Following the formal decision of the European Commission, the Federal Government has received official authorization for the introduction of the... 29.07.2016GREEN LIGHT FOR CARAT TAX INFO SESSIONGREEN LIGHT FOR CARAT TAX INFO SESSION ON FRIDAY AUGUST 5 AND FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2 Following the formal decision of...CSR & Compliance 14.07.2016Delegation of American Jewelers Visits Antwerp for "Diamond Experience"For the past three days a delegation of leading jewelers and diamond traders from the United States have been getting...Events Diamond data11.07.2016Antwerp’s diamond industry trade figures see slight uptick in first half of 2016From January to June, 111.1 million carats of rough and polished diamonds were traded on the Antwerp diamond market, as... CSR & Compliance10.06.2016Are you using the Bureau Van Dijk database?AWDC offers a free database to all Belgian diamond traders for a one-year trial period. The database comprises identification details... 10.06.2016Upcoming anti-money laundering seminarsEvery registered diamond trader is subject to anti-money laundering (AML) legislation and must be completely up-to-date with the latest AML...CSR & Compliance 02.06.2016Commissioning of barrier Rijfstraat / start of road works in the SchupstraatDear diamantair We hereby inform you with regards to the remodelling of the security entrance in the diamond district: Monday...Security Diamond data10.05.2016Antwerp rough diamond trade increases again in AprilThe Antwerp rough diamond trade is gradually recovering after a downturn in 2015. According to the April trade figures published... Events21.04.2016Landmark to increase visibility of Antwerp's diamond industryThe City of Antwerp and the diamond industry have been inextricably linked for more than 550 years. To celebrate this... 06.04.2016Brazilian officials learning from Antwerp diamond industryFourteen officials from the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy are following a rough diamond training course provided by the...Events 05.04.2016Do you already have access to Bureau Van Dijk’s Database? As previously announced, AWDC is offering a Know Your Customer (KYC) database to all registered diamond traders for a free...CSR & Compliance Events31.03.2016Diamantpaviljoen aan de voet van het MAS krijgt een upgradeHet Diamantpaviljoen aan het MAS heeft een upgrade gekregen. Dankzij een videowall kunnen bezoekers er voortaan een film van Antwerp... CSR & Compliance30.03.2016Did you remember to submit your annual Anti-Money Laundering declaration?The deadline for submitting the Annual Anti-Money Laundering declaration is 31 March 2016. If you have not yet submitted the... 30.03.2016Indian Prime Minister Modi receives Antwerp Diamond IndustryIndian Prime Minister Modi is paying a visit to Belgium today. Given the importance of diamonds in the trade relations... 30.03.2016AWDC Launches Antwerp Diamond Experience with Kuwaiti VisitFor the past three days a delegation of leading jewelers and diamond traders from Kuwait have been getting acquainted with... 23.03.2016Minute of Silence for Victims of Brussels AttacksIn an expression of solidarity with the victims of yesterday’s horrific attacks in Brussels, a minute of silence will be... Diamond data04.03.2016Antwerp Rough diamond trade takes upturn in February2015 was a difficult year for the global diamond trade. Poor economic conditions caused diamond demand to slow worldwide. Antwerp,... 04.03.2016Ransomware attacks on the riseRansomware is a type of malware that holds the victim’s computer or mobile devices to ransom, either by restricting access...Security 25.02.2016Antwerp Rough Diamond Days strongly attendedThe Antwerp Rough Diamond Days that took place this week in the Antwerpsche Diamantkring (Rough Diamond Bourse) were once again...Events Load more CloseLogin New account Login to myAWDC Show Forgot your password? ApplyForgot password?