Tuesday 31 January 2017

#AOJLiveBudgetUpdates - 5% tax cut from 30% to 25 % for companies with turnover of Rs. 50 crore

#AOJLiveBudgetUpdates- Gold import duty not likely to come down

#AOJLiveBudgetUpdates- Budget will be presented,obituary may happen before or after it.

#AOJLiveBudgetUpdates- Stay tuned with #AOJ for Live Budget Updates

#AOJLiveBudgetUpdates- Stay tuned with #AOJ for Live Budget Updates

#AOJDailyeNews PC Jeweller to open up a new showroom in Uttar Pradesh on Feb 2nd

PC Jeweller is one of the fastest expanding jewellery retail chain with around 70 showrooms spanning 55 cities and 18 states, and has now announced the inaugural of its 71st showroom on February 2, 2017 at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, after which the company will have stores over 56 locations in all. Read More

#AOJDailyeNews MMTC to import Rs 8,000 cr worth gold in FY18

MMTC Ltd, country's largest foreign trading company, aims to import Rs 8,000 crore worth of gold in FY18 on the back of government action to restrict unofficial gold imports.  Read More

#AOJQuote of the day 31st January 2017: “We are expecting a favourable budget for Gem and Jewellery sector and a comprehensive gold policy. IBJA will like all stake holders to be part of reforming gold sector post demonetisation .- Surendra Mehta, National Secretary, IBJA

#AOJDailyeNews Reduce import duty on gold to 4%-5%: Vinod Hayagriv

Stating that there is an unhealthy disposition towards the gems and jewellery sector, Dr C. Vinod Hayagriv, Managing Director, C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons on Monday said that it is time for government to issue a healthy direction to this sector. Read More

#AOJDailyeNews Gold smuggling racket busted at Mangalore International Airport

Sleuths of directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) on Monday busted an operation to smuggle huge quantities of gold jewellery.  Read More 

#AOJDailyeNews Rural gold demand up, but not good enough

Rural demand for gold picked up in January although jewellery sales remained 30 per cent lower than a year ago due to weak urban demand.  READ MORE

My dreams inspires me to create- Shweta Pathak #AOJ Jan 2017 Anniversary Special Issue.Visit our Stall No: M6 at 10th IIJS Signature

From designing to procurement to marketing, Shweta has it all. She talks about here ‘ jewellery mantra’ in AOJ’s cover story… Get your Jan 2017 Anniversary Special copy today….


#AOJQuote of the day 31st January 2017

n the last two months, the government has taken some step to control the unofficial gold imports. We hope, if the duty is rationalised in the future, the parallel imports which were taking place will stop in future and import of gold through the official channel will rise.”- Ved Prakash, Chairman and Managing Director of MMTC Ltd

Monday 30 January 2017

#AOJQuote of the day 31st January 2017:

 "Rural India has come out to purchase gold jewellery. There have been a number of weddings too in January, which boosted the sales in rural India. However, if we compare sales of January 2017 with that of January 2016, it is still down by 30%."-  Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman, GJF

Trendsetter via continuous innovation: Roopa Vohra #AOJ Jan 2017 Anniversary Special Issue.Visit our Stall No: M6 at 10th IIJS Signature

Revivalist and couture jewellery designer Roopa Vohra is attributed with designing exquisite pieces of jewellery while also empowering Indian artisans and reviving traditional crafts… she shares her upcoming designs/collections in 2017 in our cover story … Read on Jan 2017 Anniversary Special issue

Innovation is the only route to make gold fashionable: Pallavi Dudeja Foley #AOJ Jan 2017 Anniversary Special Issue.Visit our Stall No: M6 at 10th IIJS Signature

Creativity is synonymous with Pallavi. One of India’s most sought-after young designers, Pallavi Foley has a string of the most prestigious awards and credits to her name. Pallavi Foley is a jewellery designer and an artist. She talks about her inspiration in our Jan 2017 anniversary special- Don’t miss it…

Our pieces create a statement, a single piece of jewellery is enough: Ponam Soni :#AOJ Jan 2017 Anniversary Special Issue.Visit our Stall No: M6 at 10th IIJS Signature

Poonam Soni pioneered ‘Collection’ - and Custom designed jewellery catering to the specific needs of the client in her inimitable fusion style of diverse materials in 1989 and as the Collectors Designer along with the Masters in her field - the world over… She talks about her ‘ICONIC COLLECTIONS’ in our Jan 2017 issue… Read our Jan 2017 anniversary special- Cover story…

Editorial:#AOJ Jan 2017 Anniversary Special Issue.Visit our Stall No: M6 at 10th IIJS Signature

#AOJDailyeNews Denmark's Pandora to enter India's growing jewellery market

Danish jewelry maker Pandora said on Friday it would enter India, one of the world's largest jewelry markets, and open 50 shops there in the next three years as it pursues an ambitious expansion plan.Read More

#AOJDailyeNews Platinum jewellery is the star of the 23rd annual screen Actors Guild Awards

 Hollywood’s most glamorous stars celebrated their achievements wearing platinum jewelry at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards and related parties. Linear diamond earrings and statement rings were the top jewelry trends last night. READ MORE

#AOJDailyeNews Joyalukkas opens showroom in Visakhapatnam

This early in the year, 2017 is already looking like a banner year for Joyalukkas, with new accolades received and the opening of three new showrooms in quick succession.Read More