The gem and jewellery industry has not shown rapid growth in the past year due to the global economic downturn. However some of the major gem and jewellery economies are recovering gradually. There has also been an increase
The NGJA –National Gem and Jewellery Authority now provides silver at subsidized rates to traditional jewelers. This gives the local jewelers an opportunity of improving their designing skills and organizing themselves
Here are the photo highlights of the opening ceremony of the “Facets Sri Lanka” 19 International Gem and Jewellery Show.
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This was on 4th December 2008,during his excellienc’s the President of Sri Lanka’s visit to Turkey
By Dilip Kumaratilake MSc ,FGA-Deputy director (Gem),Sri Lanka Customs Department.
This article is reproduced with kind permission from the National Gem and Jewellery Authority.
Responsibilities of the Customs Appraising Office.
This includes the adminstration of customs