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International jewellery fair held in Jakarta

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​Necklaces at the fair (Source: arah.com)
Jakarta (VNA) – The 2016 Jakarta International Jewellery Fair is taking place in the Indonesian capital city from May 5-8 with nearly 100 stands from the host country and from foreign nations and territories such as Poland, Turkey, Switzerland and China’s Hong Kong.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Iskandar Husin, secretary-general of the Indonesian Goldsmiths and Jewellers Association, said that the fair is organised biannually in Jakarta and Surabaya. This is the ninth of its kind held in the capital, while the 21st Surabaya International Jewellery Fair is scheduled for October.

Along with promoting Indonesia’s jewellery, the fair aims to boost and introduce the development of the industry to the world and step up exports of jewellery products.

The event also offers a chance for both domestic and foreign producers, distributors and suppliers of diamond, gold, pearl and gemstone to meet and seek partners.

Indonesia’s jewellery export turnover has increased by more than 70 percent in the past five years.-VNA
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