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US, Japanese platinum jewellery demand to continue growing 6 June 2018 Mining Weekly

PGI, on Wednesday, released its first quarter update of ‘Platinum Jewellery Business Review’.   With China’s strong economic growth in the first quarter of this year, jewellery demand in that country also increased, but platinum jewellery demand lagged behind other jewellery segments owing to a lack in innovative product and market-wide marketing support, says Platinum […]

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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 ( – 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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Q&A with Platinum Guild International 13 March 2018 Jing Daily

  What De Beers does for diamonds, Platinum Guild International (PGI) does for platinum. It was established in 1975 as a way for platinum producers in South Africa, who control over 70 percent of mine supply, to develop markets for the metal abroad. With its headquarters in Hong Kong and a regional office in Shanghai, […]

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