The International Colored Gemstone Association has signed an agreement with the government of Hunan to establish a manufacturing and training center in Changsha, China.
The agreement allows for the promotion of colored gemstones, jewelry, and minerals throughout China.
“This is an extremely significant breakthrough for the ICA and the colored gemstone and jewelry industry,” said Wilson Yuen, ICA president. “The Chinese authorities are very keen to see the establishment of a colored gemstone and jewelry center in the country, and the government of Hunan province has agreed to put in place ambitious plansthat will see this happen in the near future.”
Seated left to right: Derik Wang, general manager of China Mineral & Gem Exhibition; Wilson Yuen, president of ICA; and Li Keming, director of the administrative committee of Changsha National Economic & Technical Development Zone (photo courtesy of ICA)