The World Federation of Diamond Bourses is an international association of diamond exchanges which is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium. The association was founded in 1947 in order to develop international standards for pricing and trading diamonds.
More than 30 diamond exchanges are members of the WFDB. Members include international diamond exchanges like the Beurs Voor Diamanthandel, Antwersche Diamantkring and the Vrije Diamanthandel in Antwerp, Belgium. Regional exchanges which are WFDB members include the Borsa Istanbul, Hong Kong Diamond Bourse, Diamant und Edelsteinbörse Idar Oberstein, London Diamond Bourse, Shanghai Diamond Exchange, Diamond Chamber of Russia, Diamond Dealers Club of South Africa and the Bharat Diamond Bourse, among others.
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