Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

There has been a sharp decline in orders from Japan and Europe this year for India’s gems and jewellery. Data compiled by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says G&J net export declined 7.4 per cent to $16.8 billion in April-September, the first six months of this financial year, from $18.2 bn in the comparable period … Read more Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

There has been a sharp decline in orders from Japan and Europe this year for India’s gems and jewellery. Data compiled by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says G&J net export declined 7.4 per cent to $16.8 billion in April-September, the first six months of this financial year, from $18.2 bn in the comparable period … Read more Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

Time warp: Panerai’s ‘Due’ model is an entirely slimmer proposition

Panerai has gone light-weight for its downsized ‘Due’ model   Irony of ironies, Panerai has downsized. No, not the diameter, which was reduced in certain models to 40mm some years ago for greater wearability by the small of wrist. This time, with the ‘Due’ model, the case thickness is reduced. The name means ‘two’ in … Read more Time warp: Panerai’s ‘Due’ model is an entirely slimmer proposition