Category Archives: Gem and Jewellery Shows

Sri Lanka Pavilion at the Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Fair 2009

The Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Fair which is one of the worlds most famous jewellery fairs held its 2009 Fair. Click to enlarge Buyers at the Sri Lanka Pavilion Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Fair 2009 Photos courtesy NGJA It is also considered among the top 3 fine jewellery fairs of the world. It is the […]

Responsibilities of the Customs Appraising Office-Deputy Director (Gem)

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 law and the collection of duties,taxes, levies and other charges at importation,exportation, movement and storage of “precious cargo” {among […]

Chairman’s Message- Gem Talk

This article is reproduced with kind permission from the National Gem and Jewellery Authority.Gem Talk Jan-Mar 2009 The Gem,Diamond and Jewellery sector has recorded an overall growth of 18.76% during the first 11 months of 2008 earnig a revenue of USD 501.3 million in comparism with the corresponding figure of USD 422.1 million in 2007, […]