News Bureau

December 06, 2017

GII and NGTC collaborates!

Gemmological Institute of India (GII), Mumbai and National Gem Testing Center (NGTC), China has entered an historical agreement between them for development and promotion of various technical and trade related aspects connected to Diamond Industry which will be of mutual benefit to both the countries.

The agreement has paved the way for working together to reinforce the scientific and technical collaboration, and agree to mutually exchange their gem expertise, in particular, the mutual exchange concerning gem and Jewellery grading standards, and utilize this expertise in service to the gem and Jewellery industries in both countries.

The close collaboration can help both NGTC and GII strengthening and enhancing gem and Jewellery trade between China and India. GII and NGTC shall have technical and material collaboration to bring exchange of experience in the form of training course, supporting in acquisition and installation of new materials and equipment, acquisition or donation of sample.

The Collaboration will be a step forward in strengthening the trade relations between the two countries especially in Diamond Trade and Industry. This will definitely give a fillip to the exports of diamonds from India to China. The MOU is being signed by Mr. Bakul R. Mehta, Chairman of GII and Mr. Ye Zhibin, Director of NGTC.