The Indian diamond industry hosted the Delegates of the G20 Trade & Investment Working Group (TIWG) at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) today. The delegates were informed about the significant contribution made by the diamond industry towards the country's economy and employment generation. The briefing highlighted the various opportunities that the industry presents, not just within India but also globally. Through this visit, the G20 TIWG had the chance to witness first-hand the diamond industry's potential and the role it plays in the global economy.
The delegates were given a tour of the world-class facilities within Bharat Diamond Bourse premises, including the offices of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC),Mumbai Diamond Merchants’ Association (MDMA), India Diamond Trading Centre (IDTC), the Gemmological Institute of India (GII), the Precious Cargo Customs Clearance Centre (PCCCC), as well as the Security Command and Control Centre to gain insights into the diamond trade and operations.