08 February 2013

Rapaport Group Inaugurates New Indian HQ in Mumbai

- Rapaport India employs 70 people

Mumbai – 07 February 2013 - The Rapaport Group has opened its new Indian headquarters at Mumbai’s Bandar Kurla Complex. The Group also opened a new office on the ground floor of the Bharat Diamond Bourse. 

''The Rapaport Group is proud to increase our investment in India and support our values for the development of free, fair, efficient, transparent, competitive and ethical diamond markets. We will extend our activities in India to include source certification that will promote the sale of diamonds from ethical sources,'' said Martin Rapaport, Chairman of the Rapaport Group. 

Rapaport India employs 70 people, with offices in Mumbai’s BKC and Opera House, as well as a large facility in Surat. In operation since 2002 the company supports Rapaport Information and Research Services, RapNet® – the Rapaport Diamond Trading Network, RapLab® and Gia LabDirect® Gemological Services and Rapaport Trading and Auctions. 

The Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of free, fair, transparent, efficient, competitive and ethical diamond markets. Established in 1978, the Rapaport Diamond Report is the primary source of diamond prices and market information. Group activities include publishing, research and marketing services, internet information and diamond trading networks, global rough and polished diamond tenders, diamond certification, international clearing house services and fair trade development. Major activities of the group include the development of markets for Fair Trade Diamonds and Jewelry as well as the creation of diamond futures markets. 

Source: Rapaport