SOURCE: Global Diamond Exchange

December 20, 2006 12:52 ET

Global Diamond Exchange Inc. Retires Common Stock, Further Reductions Considered

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 -- Global Diamond Exchange Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBDX) has instructed its transfer agent, First Global Stock Transfer, to retire 88,000,000 million shares of the company's common stock. This action will take effect immediately and comes on the heels of the company reducing its Authorized Share count from 7 billion to 975,000 shares.

This reduction is part of a continued program to increase shareholder value. Furthermore, additional reduction of the company's common stock is being considered. The company is also going through a transition period right now as it gets ready to move from its temporary office that building management has been kind enough to provide, into its new office on the seventh floor of 2 West 46th Street as the previous tenant has honored its obligation and has left the premises. Management will continue to update its shareholders on the second diamond shipment and further reductions in common stock throughout the holiday season.

About Global Diamond Exchange:

Global Diamond Exchange originally opened their office on 2 West 46th street in the heart of the New York's Diamond District. After several years of operation at their New York office, the company decided to shut down the operation due to low pricing and soft demand in North America. The company concentrated its efforts on exporting cut diamonds from the Russia Federation and European locations. The new company has reopened its sales offices in the original building ready to take on the increased demand for fine quality diamonds.

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