International Institute of Gemmology announces a joint venture with VIVA International in Hong Kong

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By retailj November 13, 2018 09:28

International Institute of Gemmology announces a joint venture with VIVA International in Hong Kong

The International Institute of Gemmology, one of the leading training
institutes in the diamond industry announces a brand new collaboration with
the leading diamond exporter VIVA International based in Hong Kong. The
official announcement is scheduled to happen on the 6th November, 2018 at
the IIG Mumbai office which would be hosted by Riddhi Gupta, Business
Development Head, IIG and Mr. Nikhil Sheth, Managing Director, VIVA
International. This joint venture will open doors to a brand new IIG centre in
the city of Hong Kong and lay several opportunities for the students there to
participate in their one of a kind programs. “Our technical expertise together
with the educational expertise that IIG brings on board will be helpful for the
students to gain practical knowledge that will help them gain an edge over
their peer in the same field” said Mr. Nikhil Sheth, Managing Director, VIVA
International HK Ltd.

IIG enters into a new world of globalisation with this massive joint venture.
The cities scheduled for having seminars are namely Cambodia, South Korea,
Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia. This partnership with
VIVA International will be a great opportunity for IIG to target the south east
asian markets. This venture will successfully bridge the two countries in the
booming industry of Gems and Jewellery.

“About 92% of the world’s Diamonds are cut and polished in India and it is
about time that we share this Indian expertise with the rest of the world. Our
expansion in Hong Kong will help us make a mark on the Gem and Jewellery
industry on a global level.” said Mr. Rahul Desai, Managing Director,
International Institute of Gemology – IIG

About IIG
Founded in Mumbai, the International Institute of Gemology (IIG), powered
by SRDC, has been one of India’s premier gemological institutes since 1965,
and is helmed by Managing Director, Mr Rahul Desai. IIG is affiliated with
the University of Mumbai, having trained 1,00,000 students since its
inception. It offers practical, market-oriented training in a variety of courses
on gems, diamonds, and jewellery designing and merchandising. The institute
is one of the few in India to offer training in rough diamond assortment. It is
also the sole tutor of the Venus Grading System, a highly precise system of
diamond grading devised by leading diamond manufacturers Venus Jewels.

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By retailj November 13, 2018 09:28
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