Gem, jewellery exports dip 27% as Covid takes off the sheen

The Hindu Business Line | Oct 11, 2020 at 3:29 PM
  • Gem and jewellery exports in September declined by 27 per cent to $2.47 billion in September against $3.39 billion logged in the same period last year, on the back of Covid pandemic hitting demand for luxury items.
  • Cut and polished diamond exports was down 20 per cent at $1.56 billion ($1.95 billion) and 17 per cent to ₹11,495 crore (₹13,875 crore).
  • Cut and polished exports in first of this fiscal dropped 37 per cent to $5.50 billion (₹41,098 crore).