India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Signature 2022 inaugurated by Piyush Goyal
The Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Signature at Mumbai on 18 February 2022.
The IIJS Signature event is being organised by the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).
The event will be held from 18 to 21 February 2022.
The Minister said that the Gems and Jewellery sector is likely to achieve the export target of $40 billion in 2021-22.
The total export of the Gems and Jewellery sector in 2021-22(April to January ) was $32.13 billion(source PIB)
The United States of America is the largest market for Indian Gems and Jewellery .
India share in the total world export of Gems and Jewellery in 2020 was 3.5%
India was ranked the 7th Largest exporter of Gems and Jewellery in the world in 2020.
Switzerland is the largest exporter of Gems and Jewellery in the world.
India is the largest exporter of diamonds in the world
India is the largest exporter of cut and polished diamonds in the world . Surat in Gujarat processes about 90% of the cut and polished diamonds of the world .
India is the 4th largest exporter of Gold Jewellery in the world
India is the largest exporter of silver jewellery in the world
Source : Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
Note : Gems & Jewellery include Gold, Silver & Pearls, precious & Semi-precious stones.
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Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
It was set by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry in 1966
It was set up to promote the export of Gems and Jewellery in India Its Headquarters : Mumbai
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