Kim Jong-mok to Head South Korea’s National Retailer Association

29/03/2021 08:28

Last week, Diamond and jewelry industry veteran Kim Jong-mok was inaugurated during as the 32nd president of the Korea National Retailers Association, the largest and one of the oldest organizations in the Korean jewelry industry. In his opening address, Kim spoke about his ambition to boost the Korean jewelry industry and the opening of the SNDGE (Seoul Natural Diamond Gem Exchange) and online platform (SNDGE App). Last year, under impulse of new chairman Kim, South Korea abolished a 5% import tax on loose polished diamonds.