Traditional mediators in the world diamond market: Europe

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The article presents the results of researches on the role of intermediaries in the diamond complex in Europe. The objective and subjective reasons for the formation of intermediary functions in enterprises and as a consequence of territories that are involved in the operation of the diamond and lapidary industries are identified. The types of intermediaries, the territorial features of their activities are shown. The historical and geographical features of an emergence of a mediation in Europe (Belgium, Switzerland) and their role in brokering the world diamond market are reviewed. The issue shows trends in the development of the mediation in the world diamond market.

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T I Pototskaya

Smolensk State University

Smolensk State University


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