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The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has announced that Martin Rapaport, chairman of the Rapaport Group, will give a speech at its November conference about the issue of undisclosed synthetics, which again has been making headlines in the trade.
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In an official statement published Tuesday the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) responded to the lifting of restrictive measures on the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) by the European Union.  Read more »
Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) recently published a report on the Kimberley Process on behalf of the KP’s civil society coalition, intended for use by the industry and the general public.  Read more »
A decision by European Union to lift sanctions against a state-run diamond mining company in Zimbabwe is drawing criticism from the same non-governmental organization that exited the Kimberley Process over issues in the nation.  Read more »
Reuters reports that Belgium is pushing for the European Union to lift sanctions on the state-run Zimbabwe Mining Development Corp. (ZMDC) despite other countries’ concerns over alleged fraud in the July election that kept President Robert Mugabe in office.  Read more »
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