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

Jewellers see no sparkle in sales this Dhanteras

Gold and jewellery sales may remain flat this Dhanteras amid sluggish demand from consumers despite relaxation in KYC norms for purchase, even as people fancied automobiles and electronic items, according to industry players. However, organised players like P C Jewellers, Kalyan, Talwar Sons and Jewellers are expecting 10-35 per cent jump in sales, thanks to … Read more Jewellers see no sparkle in sales this Dhanteras

The Chainsmokers perform in Mumbai dressed in apparels by an Indian designer

EDM fans in India have been waiting for this moment for months now. Finally, The Chainsmokers are here in India, and tonight, they’ve taken Mumbai’s music-lovers by storm. Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, the two DJs who landed in India earlier this evening, are performing in Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Race Course–and they’ve been dressed by an … Read more The Chainsmokers perform in Mumbai dressed in apparels by an Indian designer