WHO WE ARE

Founded on June 7th 1904 by Antwerp diamond merchants keen to move their diamond dealing from café Petit Duc in the Pelikaanstraat to a more secure and structured place of business.

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WHAT WE DO

We foster the interests of the Antwerp diamond industry. The Bourse is a place that brings people together in the shared pursuit of high standards within the industry.

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WHERE WE WORK

A building spanning a block from the Pelikaanstraat to the Hovenierstraat. Host to a magnificent trading hall, testimony to centuries of Antwerp’s trade in rough & polished diamonds.

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BUSINESS. TRADITION. INTEGRITY.

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The Antwerp Diamond Bourse (Beurs Voor Diamanthandel) is governed by twelve Board members, elected for a period of 4 years. Half the Board is elected every two years to preserve continuity.

Board members are devoted to the advancement of the diamond business, as well as to the stewardship of the Bourse both as an insitution and a physical building.

On an operational level the Board of Directors is organized in committees, as under:

  • Building
  • Security
  • Budget
  • Marketing & PR

The Bourse has seats on the Boards in the following institutions:

  • Federation of Belgian Diamond Bourses
  • Antwerp World Diamond Center
“The Antwerp Diamond Bourse is more than just a place where diamonds are bought and sold. It is the critical intersection that facilitates the international diamond business in Antwerp.”
Arthur Beller - former president of the Antwerp Diamond Bourse

INTERNATIONAL

The global diamond trade is worth more than 60 billion USD per annum. Antwerp has enjoyed an unbroken association with the diamond trade for over five centuries.

MEDIATION

The smooth functioning of the diamond trade is enabled by a dispute resolution system managed by the Board of Directors, governed by established by-laws.

EXCELLENCE

In today’s global economy it is important to raise the bar of excellence even higher. This is what we aim for in the Antwerp Diamond Bourse.

LET’S WORK TOGETHER

We serve the best interest of our members, protect and nurture the Antwerp diamond industry. We strive to give market leading companies and small and medium enterprises quality facilities and smooth business environment.

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