GIA to Open Lab in Dubai in Mid-2023
Announced earlier this week by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, the news comes just as GIA prepares to close its Antwerp facility.
GIA previously had a take-in facility and offered education in Dubai through GIA India Laboratory Pvt. Ltd. but closed those operations at the end of 2019.
GIA will operate its new Dubai lab through subsidiary GIA Laboratory DMCC.
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