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Rs 100-cr sale in Noida jewellery market

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Noida/Ghaziabad, November 12, 2012
First Published: 00:18 IST(12/11/2012) | Last Updated: 00:20 IST(12/11/2012)

The jewellery market in Noida witnessed a record sale of around Rs. 100 crore on the occasion of Dhanteras on Sunday. According to traders, the sale of gold coins and other jewellery items doubled this year.

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"This year, we have sold gold worth Rs. 100 crore. Last year, it was around Rs. 50 crore," said Sudhir Singhal of Noida Jewellers Association, who also runs a shop at Sector 18, Noida.

The scene was no different in Ghaziabad. People in large number thronged markets to buy gold ornaments/ coins and utensils.

Manoj Goyal, member of the Ghaziabad Entrepreneurs Associat-ion, said, "Goods worth Rs. 70 crore were purchased form the city on Dhanteras. There has been a year-on-year rise of Rs. 1.5 crore in sales."

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