|IDI Hong Kong|
The Israel Diamond Pavilion will measure 1200 square meters and will be located at the Diamond Hall at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Within the pavilion IDI will host a spacious lounge with refreshments throughout the day. Three “Get Diamond Show” terminals will enable buyers to search a computerized database in both English and Chinese of all goods offered by Israeli exhibitors at the show. Buyers are also able to access the Get Diamond Show system on their smartphones.
The Israeli exhibitors will be presenting diamonds of all shapes and sizes, with several companies showing very large and important stones and fancy colored diamonds. Moreover, many of the exhibitors will also be showing specially designed pieces of diamond jewelry.
Hong Kong is Israel’s second largest market for polished diamonds, representing close to 30% of total polished diamond exports. In addition to Hong Kong, Israel supplies polished diamonds to China, India, Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Australia and other Asian markets.
Going into the show, the Israeli Diamond Industry is quite optimistic, after having seen a great deal of activity at the International Diamond Week in Israel last week. IDI Chairman Shmuel Schnitzer said, “As the “opening show” for 2016 this show is a very important place for us to be. Recently we’ve been seeing an upward trend in Asian markets which is very encouraging, and we are looking forward to 2017 being a better year than 2016.” Schnitzer said that IDI would again be participating in four trade shows in Hong Kong this year - in March, June, September and November.