Sri Lanka shines at Hong Kong Jewellery and Watch Fair
A record number of exhibitors and visitors at the September Hong Kong
Jewellery and Watch Fair - 2007 held from September 25 to 29, propelled
the event to unprecedented success. Both exhibitors and buyers reported
an increase in business, transactions during the five day show.
The September Hong Kong Jewellery and Watch Fair is acclaimed as one
of the world's top three fine jewellery fairs and the biggest jewellery
fair in Asia, showcasing a wide range of products from fine finished
jewellery, polished diamonds and gemstones, to all varieties of pearls,
jewellery timepieces, packaging, displays, as well as jewellery-making
equipment, tools and machinery.
The Show had over 2500 exhibitors from 48 Countries/region and 19
National and Group Pavilions representing the broadest range of product
categories, the utmost convenience and superior amenities.
The "Sri Lanka Pavilion" was organised by National Gem and Jewellery
Authority. The "National Pavilion" which displayed a glittering array of
Gems and Jewellery from Sri Lanka presented by six members of the trade,
attracted buyers of international repute from U.S.A. and other leading
The members of the "National Pavilion" were successful in transacting
business to the value of USD 2 million and securing orders for fine
quality single pieces, calibrated sapphires and contract cutting.
A few important buyers accepted the invitation extended by us to
visit 'Facets Sri Lanka' in September 2008, and agreed to get in touch
with the Show Organisers.