The diamond trade around the world is under duress. Antwerp, the most important international trade center, did not escape the year unscathed, but was the best performer. This past year, 48.3 billion USD worth of diamonds were imported to and exported from Antwerp.
The 7th Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF) will open its doors to jewelers, jewelry manufacturers and jewelry designers from all across the globe, from January 31 till 2 February 2016. Over the course of three days, they can meet with Antwerp’s top diamond companies within the halls of the Antwerp Diamond Bourses.
On 26 January 2016, the Official Journal of the European Union published that Bulgaria is no longer a KP authority in Europe. Therefore, only 6 European KP authorities are now empowered to verify import and export shipments of rough diamonds, namely Antwerp (Belgium), Bucharest (Romania), Idar-Oberstein (Germany), Lisbon (Portugal), London (United Kingdom) and Prague (Czech Republic).
Every registered Belgian diamond dealer is legally obligated to complete the AML form each year. The official deadline for submission of the AML form relating to 2016 is 31st of March 2016.
Register now online via www.registereddiamondcompanies.be to complete your anti-money laundering form. Use your registration number as your username and contact FPS Economy to get your password via +32 (0)2 277 99 24
AWDC has a few booths available in the Antwerp Diamond Pavilion at the upcoming Hong Kong Diamond, Gem and Pearl show from March 1-5. Act quickly and participate in the fair, which is a unique opportunity to expand your business.
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Thanks to the joint efforts of the AWDC, HRD Antwerp, Malca-Amit, AB-DC and Blue Wave Marketing – the company responsible for developing and installing the “Free Diamond Wi-Fi Network” – you are able to surf quickly and free of charge in the Schupstraat, Rijfstraat, Vestingstraat and Hoveniersstraat.
Laurelton Diamonds Inc. will be holding viewings of its next Tender of Rough and Sawn at the Antwerp Diamond Tender Facility at the AWDC building in Antwerp, Belgium. The Tender will include a selection of White, Cape and Yellow Rough parcels in sizes from +5cts to -7 in Regular and High quality assortments totaling ~8,000cts. There will also be a range of White and Yellow Sawn Kaps offered in sized parcels from +3gr to -5 in mixed qualities totaling ~12,000cts.