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Hong Kong is the Focus for IDI’s Asia-Centered Strategy

Posted on 2012-11-06, By A-Best Staff

The Israeli diamond industry will have a major presence at the Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, to be held on March 4 - 8 2008. This year over 50 leading Israeli diamond manufacturers and exporters will be exhibiting, with most of them in the Israel Diamond Pavilion, sponsored by the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI).

The Israel Diamond Pavilion is located in Hall 5, Aisles D,E,F,G and Annex. IDI’s information booth is located at 5F21 at the entrance to the pavilion. It will provide background on the Israeli industry and help buyers find their way through the pavilion.

An online mini-site, which can be accessed through the IDI portal site, enables buyers to visit the pavilion virtually before the fair. The mini-site includes contact details of all Israeli exhibitors, as well as a map indicating their location at the show.

Hong Kong is the second largest market for Israel’s polished diamond exports, representing 19% of total sales. In 2007 net exports of polished diamonds to Hong Kong stood at $1.310 billion.

IDI Chairman Moti Ganz said that Hong Kong as the gateway to the Far East, is a major focus for the Israeli Diamond Industry. IDI Managing Director Eli Avidar stressed that the Far East represents the major growth market for Israeli diamond exports in the future. “We are looking to this part of the world to become the major market for Israel’s polished diamond sales. In the coming years we believe that

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