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Global wedding market expected to drive 2018 platinum jewellery market 30 May 2018 Retail News

Platinum Guild International (PGI) published the findings of its 2017 Platinum Jewellery Business Review revealing that wedding markets around the world have become strongholds for platinum jewellery across China, Japan, the U.S. and newly emerging in India. Compiled by independent platinum market experts and industry analysts, the survey reports strong consumer retail sales growth in […]

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US Demand Drives Platinum Sales Jump 27 May 2018 Rapaport News

  RAPAPORT… Platinum demand grew 11% in the US last year amid strong bridal-jewelry sales, Platinum Guild International (PGI) reported.   “The [US] economic recovery and bullish consumer sentiment has benefited the [whole] jewelry industry, leading to the fifth consecutive year of growth for platinum-jewelry consumption,” the trade organization said last week. “The growth mainly […]

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Young, bridal jewellery consumers to drive platinum demand 18 May 2018 Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Young, bridal and self-purchasing jewellery consumers are emerging to contribute to platinum demand growth this year, the Platinum Guild International (PGI) reports.   In its ‘2017 Platinum Jewellery Business Review’, the PGI found strong consumer retail sales growth in the US, Japan and India for 2017 and noted that platinum jewellery had […]

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