Differing guidance on the federal, state, and local levels is causing confusion for retailers and customers.
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A report by a nonprofit documented an alleged seven deaths and 41 assaults on artisanal miners at the Williamson mine in Tanzania.
The National Retail Federation expects it to grow nearly 7 percent in 2021 as businesses reopen and consumer confidence continues to rise.
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The money will go toward vaccine rollout in Botswana and Namibia, as well as diamond industry response efforts in India.
It comes as the organization restructures its grant and scholarship opportunities under a new framework with pillars.
Statistics and sales over the last several years have proven that men’s jewelry is now a fast-growing area of the market.
The “Diamond Aid” campaign calls on the industry to provide aid to India.
Myanmar Pearl Enterprise handles oyster fishing and breeding, as well as the culturing, harvesting, and selling of pearls.
Myanma Gems Enterprise runs the country’s gem emporiums and is responsible for permits, licenses, and marketing jade and other gemstones.
Millennials were once feared in the diamond industry, but now this younger generation has become today’s largest diamond buying demographic.
The holding companies are linked to the military and are involved in mining.