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Fading glitter

A combination of factors has left the sector badly bruised, leaving craftsmen in the lurch

For a country which is the second-largest consumer of gold in the world, the past decade has not been so good for the sector. From 27 per cent growth in 2011-12, sales crashed down to -1.78 per cent in 2017-18, according to Industry Outlook data.

The $75 billion (approx. Rs

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