Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Gems and Jewellery

Gems and Jewellery

News and analysis for Gem and Jewellery Industry

Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/this-is-how-government-can-clean-up-gold-trade-and-make-it-both-healthy-profitable-2327393.html Gold - III : Three steps which can clean up the gold trade in India (part-I can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/07/india-loves-gold1/; and part II at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/07/duties-taxes-corruption-government-abets-smuggling-gold/) Rn bhaskar Jul 17, 2017 02:40 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com The need for a fresh approach...
Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/duties-taxes-corruption-how-the-government-abets-the-smuggling-of-gold-2324877.html Gold - II Part I can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/07/india-loves-gold1/ Part III can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/07/can-the-govt-clean-up-the-gold-trade/ Smuggling, corruption and poor low credibility afflict this industry RN Bhaskar Jul 13, 2017 03:11 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com The government itself has abetted the...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/policy/when-will-the-budget-provisions-actually-liberate-this-yellow-metal-2507939.html Budget 2018 and gold -- a long way to go yet To understand how significant the provisions of the Budget are, one must go back in the past where gold was largely been treated only as a commodity – albeit...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gold-we-trust-but-market-uncertain/1156098 Gold, Germany and India — By RN Bhaskar | Oct 19, 2017 08:01 am Gold markets continue to be poised on the tip of uncertainty.  There is all round confusion. There is no faith in oil prices – they could fall to as...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/gold-trade-when-cats-begin-chanting-hymns/783251http://www.freepressjournal.in/gold-trade-when-cats-begin-chanting-hymns/783251 Gold trade: When cats begin chanting hymns On 9 February, the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) issued its ultimatum to the government that 300 associations of the jewellery trade with over 100,000 shops across the country, would...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-has-de-beers-bushwhacked-the-kimberly-process-agenda-1543675 Has De Beers bushwhacked the Kimberley Process agenda? Mon, 16 May 2011-03:21am , Mumbai , dna   The diamond trade is in a flap. Ostensibly, almost all players in the diamond industry back the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS). This is a certification...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/how-much-gold-can-be-mined-in-india-r-n-bhaskar/1291467 Can India ever allow genuine gold exploration and mining in India? RN Bhaskar -- | Jun 07, 2018 Officially India mined just 1.61 tonnes of gold in India during 2017-18.  That was essentially from primary sources. But ask geologists, and they will tell...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gold-import-duties-need-to-be-streamlined-rn-bhaskar/1372617 Gold import duties begin to attract attention — By RN Bhaskar | Oct 11, 2018 Last fortnight, the government of India released a list of 19 items where import duties had been raised. What was interesting was that despite a clamour from the trade...
How to give India's gold a better glow yet make it part of a "Make in India" movement You can download the full report from here: Gold is one of the oldest industries in India employing almost 3.5 million people. But its...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/commodities/gold-needs-some-very-urgently-needed-policy-changes-4820471.html Policy changes for gold urgently required RN Bhaskar  -- January 15, 2020 Successive governments in India have waffled on gold policies for long (http://www.asiaconverge.com/2019/11/urgent-needfor-gold-reforms/). As a result, the entire gold trade was allowed to either go underground, or go to seed. The...