HONG KONG, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewellery Publishing Group of UBM Asia is pleased to announce the launch of the Jewellery & Gemstone Directory 2017 -- Southeast Asia Edition, the most comprehensive sourcing guide for jewellery trade buyers seeking business opportunities in the region's manufacturing and distribution sectors.
Available from 24 November 2016, the second edition of this valuable resource first launched last year features over 1,600 listings of suppliers and retailers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
The 2017 directory, published in English and in full colour, contains information on over 1,000 suppliers and more than 600 jewellery retailers, representing some 2,200 stores in the region.
The Suppliers section presents companies dealing in jewellery, gemstones, diamonds, pearls and synthetics. Also included are gemmological laboratories, trade organisations and training establishments. Companies are sorted by Product and Service, by Alphabetical Order and by Country. Details include telephone number, address, person-in-charge, website and product specialisation, allowing directory users to readily identify and contact potential business partners.
Meanwhile, the Retailers section lists jewellery shops, chain stores and distributors. The directory provides valuable information on these companies, including the type of jewellery they sell and the source of their products.
"As Southeast Asia continues to grow in importance as a manufacturing hub and a consumer market, we have endeavoured to produce an even more comprehensive inventory of the region's jewellery and gemstone industry to facilitate business transactions. The 2017 directory includes more than 800 suppliers from Thailand and over 150 jewellery retailers each in Singapore and Malaysia, representing a total of almost 900 shops. It also lists nearly 100 retail establishments in the Philippines, covering some 600 stores," said Irene Foo, Group Publisher, Jewellery Publishing Group of UBM Asia.
The directory will also be available at international jewellery trade fairs, including the Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers' Show; the Hong Kong Gem, Diamond & Pearl Show; the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show; the June and September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair; and the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair.
JNA (Jewellery News Asia), first published in 1983, is the flagship publication of UBM Asia's Jewellery Group. This industry pioneer is recognised as Asia's most authoritative information resource for the gemstone and jewellery sector, providing reliable and accurate coverage through its print and online platforms. Established in 1994, CJNA (Jewellery News Asia -- Chinese Edition) is a monthly business magazine designed to serve the jewellery industry's key decision makers and top buyers in Greater China. In 2006, SILVERSTYLES, the ultimate business resource on the latest silver jewellery trends, was introduced.
The Jewellery Publishing Group also produces the Jewellery & Gemstone Directory -- Hong Kong Edition, Jewellery & Gemstone Directory -- Southeast Asia Edition, Equipment & Supplies Directory, Silver Jewellery Suppliers Directory, Show Daily, Pearl Report, Gems World, and Trade Fair & Conference Guide.
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in China, India, Malaysia and Thailand. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 32 offices and 1,300 staff in 24 major cities. We operate in 19 market sectors with 230 events, 28 trade publications, 18 online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.
UBM Asia was awarded 'Asia's Most Reliable Trade Show Organizer Award' in Hong Kong's Most Valuable Companies Awards (HKMVCA) 2016.