GJEPC Leads Strong Indian Contingent at HK Show

Mumbai: India Pavilion at the Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show 2018 showcases 50 Exhibitiors and Hong Kong Intl Jewellery Show 2018 has 33 Exhibitors

Hong Kong, February 27, 2018: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of the gems & jewellery industry in India, is organizing India Pavilion at 5th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl show from 27 February to 3rd March 2018 at AsiaWorld-Expo and at 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show from ¬1st to 5th March, 2018 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

This year, the India Pavilion will witness the top Indian manufacturers & retailers exhibiting a wide array of diamonds, gems & jewellery. Asia World Expo (AWE) which will host Hong Kong Gems, Diamond & Pearls Show 2018 will have India Pavilion presence in Hall No. 2, 7 & 11 wherein 50 exhibitors will showcase loose diamonds & gemstones. India Pavilion for finished jewellery comprising of 33 exhibitors at Hall 5E & Hall 5CON of Hong Kong International Jewellery Show 2018 has been organized at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

The two shows anticipate a total of more than 4,480 exhibitors from over 50 countries and regions, forming the world’s largest jewellery marketplace for traders to tap into global markets. In 2017, the shows attracted more than 85,000 buyers from 144 countries and regions.

GJEPC Chairman Mr. Pramod Agarwal said, “Hong Kong has been second largest export market for the Indian gem & jewellery industry. The two shows, Hong Kong Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show 2018 and Hong Kong International Jewellery Show 2018, has been an important platform for the Indian G&J industry.  The shows not only help us to expand our reach in the Hong Kong market but also gives access to the key markets of Asia. Every years we make sure that our best manufacturers gets this opportunity at India Pavilion to showcase our capabilities in terms of best cuts and jewellery design.”

India today is the most sought after sourcing destination for gems and jewellery for the global market. The overall gem & jewellery exports for the period April 2017 – Jan 2018 accounted for US$ 33903.28 million. Out of which a staggering US $ 10932.78 million export were to Hong Kong; Cut and polished diamonds exports accounted for US$ 7976.81 million; Gold jewellery at US$ 782.13 million whereas coloured gemstones recorded exports worth US$ 160.23 million.

GJEPC, over the years, has played a significant role in boosting and promoting country’s exports through various initiatives and programmes. Be it organizing the mega India International Jewellery Show (IIJS), SIGNATURE or India Pavilions at major Trade Fairs across the world. GJEPC also focuses on programmes like Buyer- Seller Meet. The Council has been at the forefront for the benefit of this gigantic industry.