On May 23, Ambassador Hayashi attended a networking reception of the Antwerp Diamond Experience (ADE) Japan 2018, a promotional event for Japanese jewellery traders organised by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC). During the reception, Ambassador Hayashi gave a speech to stress the importance of the economic relation, including trade of diamonds, within the whole bilateral relations between Japan and Belgium. Together with Mr. Ari Epstein, CEO of the AWDC, Ambassador Hayashi gave out commemorative honoured buyer certificate to each participating Japanese trader. The AWDC organised for the second time this promotional event for Japanese companies. The AWDC plans to continue its promotion towards the Japanese diamond market and traders.
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(pictures by the AWDC)