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India’s Polished Diamond Exports +4% in March
India’s polished diamond exports increased 4.3 percent year on year to $1.83 billion in March, according to provisional data...
Polished Markets May 02, 2016 Rapaport News
Jewelers Exiting U.S. Trade Soars in 1Q
U.S. jewelry business discontinuances surged 35 percent in the first quarter, according to data released by the Jewelers Board...
Retail May 01, 2016 Rapaport News
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S&P Lowers Botswana’s Outlook as Diamond Slump Hits Growth
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) cut its outlook for Botswana to negative on concern a slump in the diamond industry...
Rough Markets May 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Warren Buffett’s Richline Buys Jewelry Site Gemvara
Richline Group, a jewelry subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, acquired online jewelry seller Gemvara, BostInno reported....
Retail May 01, 2016 Rapaport News
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Roster of Multi-Million Dollar Diamonds For Sale at Sotheby's Geneva Auction
Sotheby’s unveiled highlights of its upcoming auction in Geneva that will feature more than 10 diamonds and gemstones...
Retail May 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Rapaport TradeWire April 27, 2016
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Trading slow as expected during April-May. Jewelry retailers focused on gold sales ahead of Akshaya Tritiya festival on May...
Research Apr 27, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
The major mining companies lost ground with Anglo American (-11.9%) leading the slump. Rio Tinto...
Financial-Legal Apr 27, 2016 Rapaport News
China luxury Shoppers
Making Luxury More Affordable in China
Diamond dealers still see China as the engine of industry growth but Premier Xi Jinping’s government can do more...
Retail Apr 27, 2016 Avi Krawitz
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U.S. Consumers Less Optimistic in April
U.S. consumer confidence declined slightly in April as the outlook for the labor market worsened, according to the...
Retail Apr 27, 2016 Rapaport News
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U.S. Diamond Jewelry Demand Surges in Weak Global Environment
U.S. demand for diamond jewelry grew in 2015 supported by a sustained economic recovery and an improved labor market,...
Retail Apr 27, 2016 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Rounds: Diamond trading very quiet during Passover holiday. Rising expectations for May Day retail holiday as China’s gold imports increase. U.S....
Polished Markets Apr 27, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rockwell Diamonds Sales Plunge in 4Q
Rockwell Diamonds reported sales slumped in its fiscal fourth quarter while the company is shifting focus at its...
Mining Apr 26, 2016 Rapaport News
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Three Big Diamonds Found at Angola Lulo Project
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered three more large diamonds during trial mining at its Lulo alluvial...
Mining Apr 26, 2016 Rapaport News
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Petra Diamonds 3Q Sales, Output Rise in Buoyant Rough Market
Petra Diamonds raised its production target for fiscal 2016 as third-quarter sales jumped amid improving conditions...
Mining Apr 26, 2016 Rapaport News
Antwerp Beurs Voor Diamanthandel
Tight Margins, Financing Challenge Antwerp Diamond Trade in 2015
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) said tighter profit margins and lower bank credit squeezed...
Polished Markets Apr 26, 2016 Rapaport News
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De Beers IIDGR Diamond Grading Reports to be Listed on RapNet
De Beers announced Monday that diamonds with grading reports from its International Institute of Diamond Grading and...
Polished Markets Apr 25, 2016 Rapaport News
Indian Government Forms Panel for Execution of Controversial Jewelry Tax
India’s Ministry of Finance has formed a sub-committee to oversee implementation of the 1 percent excise duty recently imposed on the...
Retail Apr 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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U.S. Jewelry Prices Drop First Time in Five Months
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry fell 3 percent in March, discontinuing an uptrend in the four...
Retail Apr 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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De Beers to Move Out of Prestigious Charterhouse Premises in 2017
De Beers is moving from its iconic premises at 17 Charterhouse Street as part of an ongoing consolidation at its parent Anglo American,...
Mining Apr 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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