Thailand launches ‘Buy With Confidence’ gem and jewellery certification plan – Business, Tourism, Trade

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has launched a ‘Buy With Confidence’ programme that will issue certifications to ensure the quality and standard of Thai gem and jewellery with the objective of boosting confidence among Thai and international consumers.

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) has been assigned to carry out the ‘Buy With Confidence’ programme in cooperation with relevant government agencies, including the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Office of the Consumer Protection Board, and the Tourist Police Bureau.

The programme is expected to help increase confidence among local and international consumers as well as to enhance the opportunity for businesses to sell certified gem and jewellery to tourists.

According to the Ministry of Commerce, the GIT’s facilities include a world-class gem and jewellery laboratory that is supervised by the Thai government. Staffed with highly experienced gemologists and equipped with the world’s most advanced instruments, GIT’s services are trustworthy and widely recognised worldwide.

Consumers can be confident that every piece of jewellery certified by GIT is trustworthy and is qualified according to the accompanying Gem and Jewellery Certification document.

The institute has selected gem, gold and jewellery shops and businesses that pass the…

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