The gold jewelry exports from India remained almost flat year-on-year at $ 554.45 million (Rs. 3,479.17 Crore) in Dec 2014, while its silver jewelry exports surged higher by 26.68% year-on-year to $148.49 million, in accordance with the latest data released by the Gems and Jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).
According to GJEPC, country's cut and polished diamond exports in Dec ‘14 reached $1,451.75 million, increasing marginally by 1.33% over the previous year. The country’s exports of coloured gemstones surged by 10.82% from $19.15 million in Dec ‘13 to $20.94 million in Dec ‘14. The exports of pearls too soared to $0.30 million from $0.08 million a year ago. The exports of synthetic stones increased sharply by 16.35% from $7.40 million in Dec 2013 to $8.61 million in Dec 2014.
India's export of gold medallions & coins during the month of December last year remained marginal at $0.01 million as compared with the exports of $1.31 million (Rs. 8.13 Crores) during the same month a year ago. The export of rough diamond from the country scaled higher by 4.40% in December 2014. The exports of rough diamonds during the month totaled $107.45 million (Rs. 674.25 Crore).
The figures released by the country’s Export Promotion Council demonstrate robust growth in exports of silver jewelry, gemstones, pearls, gold medallions and coins during Dec ‘14.