Surat – biggest diamond hub in the world!

Since many years Indian diamond market has become one of the leading player in global diamond industry.

Surat Diamond Market

Diamond - rough to polish

Surat is largest diamond manufacturing hub in world. INDIA is Excellent in manufacturing small diamond’s in world. South Africa is precisely the country that majority people would associate with the diamond industry. But business centers in the other parts of the world are catching up fast and steady. Surat is one of them — this little known Indian industrial hub is fast emerging as a big player in the world diamond.

Surat has left its mark of excellence in all the three departments of the business— manufacturing, importing and the export of processed diamonds.

So how big is it actually?

Let’s try to find the answer from the following statistics.

  • The city contributes to more than 80% of the Indian annual export amounting to Rs 70,000 crore.
  • Every 9 out of 10 diamonds you get to see in the stores in the big cities all over the world is cut and polished in India and 75 % of all these diamonds owe their shine to the Surat Diamond industry.
  • Over 1.5 million people are engaged in the diamond & diamond jewelry industry of Surat.

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