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Botswana’s Diamond-Export Slump Weighs on Economic Growth
A slump in global demand for diamonds hit Botswana’s economic growth as exports of rough diamonds fell 39 percent to $2.41...
Rough Markets Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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JAPAC Raises Over $25K in 2015 for Industry Lobbying Effort
Jewelers of America Political Action Committee (JAPAC) raised $26,680 in 2015 to support its advocacy efforts in Washington DC,...
Retail Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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U.S. Polished Imports Slide 4% in 2015
Polished imports to the U.S fell 4 percent to $23.1 billion in 2015 after the trade registered a relatively slower...
Polished Markets Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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Research Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Rounds: All eyes on China as next week’s Spring Festival sets pace for jewelry sales. Polished trading improving as U.S. jewelers replenish stock...
Polished Markets Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Synthetics Firms Launch International Grown Diamond Association
More than 10 lab-grown diamond producers, distributors and retailers have partnered to launch the International Grown Diamond...
Technology Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Mining stocks continued to perform strongly this past week, led by ALROSA (+11%) and Anglo American (+9.9%)....
Financial-Legal Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Polished trading slows slightly as Hong Kong and Chinese wholesale buyers close for Chinese New Year...
Research Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
U.S. Jewelry Sales +2% to $66B in 2015
U.S. jewelry sales from all retail outlets increased 2 percent to $66.41 billion in 2015. Watch sales advanced...
Retail Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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LVMH’s 2015 Jewelry Sales +19% as Bulgari Performs Strongly
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton reported watch and jewelry revenue grew 19 percent to $3.69 billion (EUR...
Retail Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Diamond Empowerment Fund Unveils New Officers, Board Members
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has announced a new slate of officers and six new board members.Phyllis...
Fair Trade Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rough Market Enthusiasm
Demand for rough diamonds improved significantly in January, leaving many to wonder if the sudden upturn is sustainable. Manufacturers...
Rough Markets Feb 04, 2016 Avi Krawitz
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Israel to Host High-Profile Marketing Panel During International Diamond Week
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will host a marketing panel discussion featuring high-profile figures from the...
Polished Markets Feb 03, 2016 Rapaport News
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Gem Diamonds’ 4Q Letšeng Sales Decline as Prices Dip
Gem Diamonds sold $64.3 million worth of stones from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho in the fourth quarter...
Mining Feb 03, 2016 Rapaport News
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Renowned Designer Stephen Webster to Appear at International Diamond Week in Israel
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will host renowned U.K. jewelry designer Stephen Webster as a guest of honor...
Polished Markets Feb 03, 2016
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Forevermark's Lussier Appointed Chairman of the Diamond Producers Association
Stephen Lussier, chief executive officer of De Beers Group’s Forevermark brand, has taken over as chairman of the Diamond...
Marketing Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Industry Summit Unveils Speaker List
The Jewelry Industry Summit has released its roster of speakers who will participate in the three-day forum...
Fair Trade Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
Belgium’s 2015 Polished Diamond Exports -9%
Belgium’s polished diamond exports dropped 9.4 percent to $13.07 billion in 2015 as the global trade “took a beating”...
Polished Markets Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
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Polished Diamond Prices Rise in January
PRESS RELEASE, February 2, 2016, New York … Polished diamond prices rose in January as shortages continue to support the...
Polished Markets Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport
Richemont Buys Remaining 40% of Watchmaker Roger Dubuis
Switzerland-based luxury group Richemont acquired the 40 percent of watchmaker Roger Dubuis it did not already own, Reuters...
Retail Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
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