Myanma Gem Enterprise

No website found for Myanma Gem Enterprise.

🔎 Run a search for “Myanma Gem Enterprise”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
1 July 2008

Burma’s Gem Trade and Human Rights Abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma produces a variety of gems but is most famous for its rubies and jade... In addition, Burma produces and exports a variety of other precious and semi-precious stones, including sapphires and spinel... [The] beauty of Burmese gems is marred by...

Read more

Article
11 March 2008

Who's Buying Burma's Gems

Author: Danna Harman, Christian Science Monitor

Over the past five days, jade, rubies, sapphires, and close to $150 million have passed hands here, according to the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd., the consortium that dominates Burma's gemstone trade and is owned by the defense ministry and...

Read more

Article
22 January 2008

Irrawaddy: Sanctions affecting Burmese gems trade

Author: Shah Paung, Irrawaddy [Thailand]

The gems trade in Burma has slumped dramatically due to the sanctions imposed by the United States in December, according to gems and jade traders inside Burma and along the border areas... Traders in Rangoon said that they have not been able to sell...

Read more

Story
1 January 2008

Burma: Human Rights Watch says sales of gems "fund military repression" - calls for boycott

See full story

Article
1 January 2008

Burma’s Gem Trade and Human Rights Abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma produces the vast majority of high-quality rubies on the world market... It is also the top global producer of jade... Burma’s gem mines are ruled with an iron hand by military authorities and mining companies. Deplorable conditions at the mines...

Read more

Article
12 November 2007

Burma: Gem Trade Bolsters Military Regime, Fuels Atrocities

Author: Human Rights Watch

China, Thailand, the United States, and other countries should completely block the purchase of gems from Burma that help finance military abuses there... The state-run Myanmar Gems Enterprise said it generated sales of nearly US$300 million in fiscal...

Read more

Article
1 February 2000

Grave Diggers: A report on mining in Burma

Author: Roger Moody

[refers to Newmont, East Asia Gold, Myanma Gem Enterprise, ECI Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Mandalay Mining, First Dynasty, Indochina Goldfields (now part of Ivanhoe Mines), Sumitomo Metal Mining, Marubeni, First Marathon, Nesbitt Burns, Rio Tinto, Tiger...

Read more