06 Dec 2019
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
News
Home
Chikane as new CEO of State Diamond Trader
To handlle mineral and energy departments
By: Diamond World News Service
|
Jul 14 2007 12:00AM
|
Reference: 1150  

DecreaseIncrease

The former first chairman of the Kimberley Process, Abbey Chikane is South Africa State Diamond Trader’s new CEO of Communication, for its minerals and energy department.

The State Diamond Trader was set up to encourage the domestic South African diamond market by purchasing some of the local production, thus encouraging the local polishers and cutters. Also, all local production has to be registered with the body set up under the Diamonds Amendment Act and which has replaced the Diamond boards, with its own profile of work.

Chikane’s portfolio will have to handle speculations, of whether the board will play fair in prices offered to the producers and in terms of diamond selection. The government confirms that there would be a fair price system and a valuator can be appointed to judge the same.

Chikane, had formed Gemini Consulting which has diamond trading as part of its work portfolio. He has also headed many diamond industry bodies and holds an academic background in economic development and international business.

Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
Search News by City
Recent Issue
2019
AVAILABLE NOW...!
News in Pictures
Videos
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 22463
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 20525
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 27720
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 40626
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 44380
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 17446
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 42514
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 40266
Advertisement
Finestar Diamonds
Advertisement
M.Tarun
Member of:
Supporter of: