The leading monthly news magazine for the world's jewellery trade; diamond, pearl, gemstone and jewellery-making equipment and supplies sectors in Asia. Every month Jewellery News Asia features original reports by experienced journalists. By providing the latest information on key facts, figures and trends, readers will stay ahead of their competition, and therefore make better business decisions. Jewellery News Asia contains the most valuable information you need about Asia: news from Asia, news from the rest of the jewellery world and how it affects Asia, reports on trade figures, auction results, company news, new designs and products. Since its launch in 1983, Jewellery News Asia has been the leading regional publication chosen by the world's jewellery industry. It is the publication that the industry professionals choose to read and where they prefer to advertise.
January 2012 Issue 329
Highlights of this Issue:
- Diamond trade cautiously optimistic about 2012. The financial crisis of 2008 compelled the diamond trade to find innovative ways to navigate uncertainties in today’s business environment. In our January 2012 issue, industry players shared with Jewellery News Asia (JNA) their outlook for 2012 and their game plan to succeed in tough economic times.
- Coloured gems lead growth of China’s jewellery market in 2011. In spite of turbulent economic times, China continues to thrive and prosper. With its growing population, rising affluence and penchant for luxury goods, this dynamic market offers compelling opportunities for the gemstone and jewellery industry. Jewellery manufacturers are trying to gain a foothold in China’s fast-growing luxury goods market by offering a wide range of choices to their target customers, building brand awareness and investing in sustained marketing programmes.
- Sri Lanka to double gem and jewellery exports to $1bn by 2016. Sri Lanka is hoping to realise its goal of doubling its gemstone and jewellery exports to $1 billion in the next five years by promoting value-added manufacturing and seizing opportunities in the high-growth economies of China, India and Russia.