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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report

As of April 27

Apr 27, 2016 11:00 AM   By Rapaport News
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  Trading slow as expected during April-May. Jewelry retailers focused on gold sales ahead of Akshaya Tritiya festival on May 9. Government sets up panel to implement 1% excise tax on jewelry industry. Steady demand for GIA-dossiers and 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI diamonds. Manufacturing levels stabilizing.

Round  
-1 point: Good demand: $250-$500 whites.
  Fair demand: $300-$400 white natts.
-2 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites and $250-$350 white natts.
2-7 point: Fair demand: $250-$450 whites.
8-18 point: Fair demand: -$550 whites.
20 points: Fair demand: -$400 whites.
25 points: Good demand: +$700 whites.
  Fair demand: $-400 whites.
33 points: Good demand: $700-$1300 whites.
  Fair demand: $400-$700 whites.
50 points: Good demand: +$1000-$1500 whites.
  Fair demand: -$800 whites.
75 points: Fair demand: $700-$900 and +$1,500 whites.
1 carat+: Good demand: +$ 2,000 whites and top shades.
  Fair demand: $700-$1500 whites.
   
Princess  
-3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+9-18 point: Good demand: $350-$500 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $600-$700 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $800-$900 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
50 point: Good demand: +$800 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $1,000-$1,400 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1,500 whites.
   
Marquise  
-6 point: Fair demand: $400-$550 whites.
+7-18 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $300-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $350-$550 whites.
33 point: Good demand: $500-$700 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1000 whites.
   
Tapers & Baguettes  
  Fair demand: $350-$400 2mm-2.5mm whites.
                         $450-$500 2.5mm-3mm whites.
                         $600-$700 3mm-4mm whites.
                         $700-$800 4mm-5mm whites.
                         $800-$1,000 +5mm whites.
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