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The trend is definitely strong with sapphires (all colors, including Montana’s) and emeralds. Tourmalines and aquamarines are also popular. So, I...

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Gem business is, of course, still slow as the foreigners are still not allowed to travel to Thailand.

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Vietnamese retail/consumer demand and trends shows that the high-end market has been doing well, especially with large size diamonds and big size...

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Mining communities have been significantly impacted as a whole depending on which country of origin is being considered.

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Fortunately, we still see business going well. For the same reasons as before. People are working from home. Not travelling, no restaurants open, etc.

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Last February news about positives cases in other countries began, in the month of March the Spanish government, due to the increase in contagions...

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In general life is good in Thailand. Total cases of Covid-19 as of today is 3,977 cases. Unfortunately for the Gem business thing are not so great....

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We can get stones in the meantime using FedEx, but it is definitely not the same thing than to visit a trade show.

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Wholesalers can remain open, since they fall under the category of ‘stores intended for professionals only’. Their clients can travel to them and...

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The criteria for international travel are the same for any trip outside the home in France and requires the same attestation (permission form) to be...

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The only requirement is that a Covid-19 test is taken no more than 96 hours prior to travel, and a Covid Negative Certificate is presented on exit...

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Travel Restrictions During the Pandemic, To and From Your Country: A review from many of your ICA Directors

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