From July 21 to 23, 2020, Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau, together with Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone, Haikou Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Haikou Anji Industrial Development Co., Ltd., visited KGK Group, Luk Fook Jewelry, TSL, Chow Tai Fook and Pingzhou Jade Base in Guangdong Province.
KGK Group is known to be an India-based global company that began distributing diamonds in 1969 and producing finished diamonds in 1986. The group is the only diamond dealer in the gem and jewelry industry that simultaneously develops mining and production of colored gems. Its main markets for colored gems include China, Japan, Thailand, the United States, Switzerland, and Southeast Asia. The company's business in China includes wholesale and online sales directly to end customers.
The Haikou delegation looked the specific process of jewelry in Luk Fook Group
Group photo of the management of Luk Fook Group and the Haikou delegation
The delegation visited the Luk Fook Jewelry Park. The Representatives of Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau introduced the tax exemption policy of Hainan Free Trade Port. The representatives of Haikou Integrated Free trade Zone introduced the bearing conditions and supporting policies of the park for the jewelry and diamond industry. The leaders of Luk Fook Jewelry showed great interest in the policy of Hainan Free Trade Port and the new policy of offshore tax exemption, and hopes to seek new opportunities for the group's development through this national strategy.
It is understood that Luk Fook Group was established in 1991 and listed on the Mainboard of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in May 1997. It is mainly engaged in the procurement, design, wholesale, trademark authorization and retail business of various gold platinum jewelry and jewelry products. In addition to the processing plant in Hong Kong, Luk Fook Group also spent more than 100 million yuan to build its own Luk Fook Jewelry Park in Panyu District, Guangzhou. It currently has 2,110 Luk Fook Jewelry retail stores worldwide, all located in busy shopping areas and densely populated areas.
Mr. Xie Ruilin, the founder of TSL Jewelry, had a video exchange with the Haikou City delegation
Group photo of the management of TSL Jewelry (Panyu) and the Haikou City delegation
The Haikou City delegation conducted online video communication with Mr. Xie Ruilin, the founder of TSL Group. Mr. Xie Ruilin extended a warm welcome to the Haikou delegation. The leaders of Haikou introduced the current favorable policies for Haikou's jewelry development, and the two parties conducted in-depth discussions on the progress of the project.
TSL Jewelry (International) Co., Ltd. is a well-known jewelry group in Asia and one of the largest jewelry retailers and manufacturers in Asia. It is mainly engaged in jewelry design, retail, export and manufacturing business. TSL Jewelry (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. was established in 2004 and was the first Hong Kong jewelry brand to enter the Chinese mainland market. At present, under the new retail trend, an online mall system suitable for the jewelry industry has been established, and multi-channel sales data have been integrated to interact with offline physical stores, enhancing their digital experience in physical stores across the country.
The Haikou City delegation visited Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Culture Center
On the morning of July 23, the Haikou delegation arrived at Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Culture Center. The jewelry culture center is a 3A level tourist spot to display the jewelry industry culture and promote the development of the jewelry industry. The display screen in the multi-function hall plays a short film of the development history of Chow Tai Fook brand, showing the jewelry fashion culture of the group. There are many professional craftsmen in the time tunnel, who shows the diamond inlay, polishing, gold engraving and polishing and other processes on the spot, unveiling the mystery of making jewelry, and allowing visitors to have a deeper understanding of the jewelry manufacturing process and jewelry culture.
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Co., Ltd. was listed on the mainboard of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in December 2011. The group has a huge retail network in Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and the United States, and operates e-commerce business.
Haikou city delegation visited Pingzhou Jade base
In order to explore the development of the jade industry chain in Haikou City, the delegation visited the Pingzhou Jade Base of the Pingzhou Jade Association. The base is a jade culture characteristic industrial base integrating emerald raw material distribution, finished product processing, wholesale and retail, sightseeing and tourism, culture leisure, and festivals and exhibitions. There are more than 800 processing plants and shops, employing more than 8,000 people. In July 2003, the Pingzhou Jade Association decided to hold the Pingzhou Open Trade with reference to the Burmese Open Trade. As the only large-scale emerald open trade outside of Myanmar, the Pingzhou Open Trade is a great success, and it is held more than 20 times a year.
As a large-scale private commercial organization, Pingzhou Jewelry and Jade Association currently has more than 50,000 registered members, covering all provinces, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, and 15 foreign countries. Pingzhou emerald has the largest production and sales volume in the country, ranking first among the four major jade markets in the country, and has been dubbed the "Hometown of Bracelets in China".
The investigation is a new attempt by the Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone and the Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau to actively plan and actively explore the development of the jewelry industry in Haikou, under the guidance of the Haikou Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Haikou Municipal People’s Government. Under the background of Hainan Free Trade Port construction, Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone will make use of policy advantages to build Haikou "Jewelry + Tourism" model base and improve the "bonded to duty-free" mode of Haikou jewelry industry, and actively explore the feasibility and market prospect of setting up an emerald and jade trading center in Haikou, accelerate the formation of industrial agglomeration effect, and help Haikou become an international tourism jewelry and diamond consumption center.