On October 26, the commencement ceremony of China ·Ruili Trading Center for Colored Gemstones was held on Moon Island, Jiegao Border Trade Area, Ruili.
As a key project supported by provincial government, the trading center, invested and developed by Ruili Jinlong Real Estate Co., Ltd, includes a total construction area of more than 50 thousand square meters, a 27-floor hotel, 67 apartments and one complex building. The project will be finished in 2015 when the trading center will become one of the biggest centers for exhibition of colored jewels, processing of gems & jades and the integration of production, teaching as well as research.
According to the analysis of International Colored Gemstone Association and Gems & Jewelry Trade Association of China, colored gemstones, in the near future, will become popular for wearing, investment, auction, collection and so on. After several years’ development, Ruili, with the largest kinds of gemstones and the most extensive source areas, has now become a “specimen bank” of gemstones. Apart from jades, diamonds, ruby sapphire, chalcedony, spinel, seeing stone, phengite, olivine, tourmaline, opal, amber, agate, beckite and even some rare ones like titanite and cassiterite , which are mainly from Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Columbia, Australia, Korea, Russia, etc, can also be found in Ruili.
As an international and professional exhibition center for colored gemstones, China ·Ruili Trading Center for Colored Gemstones will further enhance the strength of Ruili as a distributing center of gemstones. With the introduction and establishment of series of projects, the gems industry chains in Ruili, including purchasing of raw materials, designing, manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, exhibition, research, information issuing and so forth, will become mature, which will improve the competitiveness of gems industry and tourism industry of Ruili.