India's Q1 gold jewellery imports rise by 10%: GJEPC

Currently, the premium on gold has come down to Rs 1 per gram of gold from Rs 200 per gram in April.

GJEPC wants domestic insurers to chip into bullion cover

The apex industry body Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) Saturday demanded alternate channels of insurance coverage for the sector as the Export Credit Guarantee Corporation is under-capitalised currently to cover the rising bullion trade.

GJEPC seeks duty cut on gold to 2%, scrapping 80:20 rule

The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has urged the government to reduce import duty on gold and silver to 2 percent from 10 percent.

India's gem and jewellery imports drop 9% in 2013-14

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell by 9 percent to Rs 1,85,883 crore in 2013-14 on a sharp decline in shipments of gold bars and jewellery due to government curbs, the industry body said.

India's gem and jewellery imports drop 9% in 2013-14

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell by 9 percent to Rs 1,85,883 crore in 2013-14 on a sharp decline in shipments of gold bars and jewellery due to government curbs, the industry body said.

Gold jewellery exports climb, set to keep rising

Gold jewellery exports from India rose for a second straight month in March as raw material supply improved after the RBI allowed more banks to import bullion, with industry officials saying the upward trend looks set to continue.

India's gems and jewellery imports up by 8% in January

Import of gold bars fell 30 percent to Rs 2,824.56 crore from Rs 4,037 crore in January 2013.

India's gems and jewellery imports decline 11% in December

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell over 11 percent to Rs 15,735 crore in December.

Gems and jewellery bourse to come up in Jaipur

The gems bourse will come up on a 40,000-square meter plot of the Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation's (RIICO) Gem Park.

Gems, jewellery exports glitter in October, up 21.8%

India's gems and jewellery exports rose by 21.8 percent year-on-year in October to USD 3.37 billion boosted by rising demand from western markets ahead of Christmas.

Gold jewellery exports fall 6.9% in October

Exports of gold jewellery from India fell 6.9 percent on month in October to USD 608.95 million, an industry body said on Monday.

Gems, jewellery exports drop 10.25% in August

India's gems and jewellery exports dropped 10.25 percent year-on-year to USD 2.8 billion in August, due to inadequate availability of gold.

Gold buyers rush to order as import rules clarified

Gold buyers lined up to restart imports on Wednesday as the customs department clarified new rules, putting the world's biggest bullion buyer back in the market after a six-week gap and threatening government efforts to underpin the rupee.

Jewellery exports may dip by 20% in FY14 on less stocks: GJEPC

Jewellery exports are likely to be hit and decline by up to 20 percent in FY14, due to limited availability of gold inventory in the domestic market following the government's steps to curb demand, according to export promotion body GJEPC.

Gems, jewellery exports glitter in April; see 33% growth

After declining 3 percent in March, India's gems and jewellery exports witnessed a robust growth of about 33 percent to USD 3.38 billion in April 2013.

Gems, jewellery exports may rise up to 15% in FY14: GJEPC

In FY13, the overall gems and jewellery exports marginally rose to Rs 2,12,638.89 crore compared to Rs 2,06,080.09 crore in FY12.

'India's gems and jewellery exports may grow by 15% in FY14'

The country is estimated to have exported USD 39 billion worth various precious gems and jewellery in the 2012-13 fiscal, GJEPC said.

Gems and jewellery exports down 9.3% in 2012-13

India's gems and jewellery exports declined by 9.3 percent to USD 39 billion in 2012-13 because of lower demand from global markets, especially in the US and Europe.

Gems, jewellery exports fell by over 27% in December

India's gems and jewellery exports dropped 27.5 percent year-on-year to USD 2.1 billion in December 2012, due to weak demand in traditional markets like the US and EU.

GJEPC plans way to keep silicosis in check among agate workers

Agate, which is a silicate quartz, is shaped and polished into beads and other decorative items.