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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...
Analysis Feb 04, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Stephen Lussier
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...
News Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
ALROSA’s 2015 Production +6% to 38M Cts
ALROSA’s production increased 6 percent year on year to 38.3 million carats in 2015 as the company opened a new mine...
News Jan 31, 2016 Rapaport News
ALROSA Keeps Prices Stable Amid Stronger Rough Demand
ALROSA kept prices steady at its January contract sale stressing it sees no reason for prices to fall in current...
News Jan 28, 2016 Rapaport News
ALROSA polished at Sotheby's
Diamond Story of the Year: Return of Generic Advertising
Star Wars was not the only force making a come-back in 2015. The return of generic advertising brought...
Analysis Dec 24, 2015 Avi Krawitz
Diamond Loup
A 2015 Year in Review
Rapaport’s widely read Rapaport Weekly Market Comment is a carefully considered statement reflecting the Rapaport Group’s view...
Analysis Dec 24, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA Expects 2016 Sales of $3.5B
Expects ALROSA expects to sell $3.5 billion of diamonds in 2016 as growth in demand for precious stones remains minimal,...
News Dec 23, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA Recovers 105.6-Carat Diamond at Jubilee Mine
ALROSA recovered a 105.6-carat diamond from its Jubilee kimberlite pipe. The gem is a transparent octahedral with moderate...
News Dec 20, 2015 Rapaport News
Rough and Loupe`
Rough Diamond Market Stand-Off May Yet Prove Costly
Now that 2015 is coming to an end, mining companies are reportedly preparing to reduce rough diamond prices in January....
Analysis Dec 17, 2015 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa rough
Rough Producers May Cut Prices Further: Moody’s
Rough diamond producers will have to slash prices further as a 28 percent slump from a peak in 2014 may be insufficient...
News Dec 15, 2015 Rapaport News
ALROSA, AWDC Hold Exclusive Networking Event in Moscow
ALROSA and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) held an exclusive networking event for dignitaries and...
News Dec 10, 2015 Rapaport News
ALROSA to Stick to Long-Term Contracts to Ensure Stable Rough Supply
ALROSA will keep long-term contracts as the “cornerstone” of its sales policy because it gives the company and...
News Dec 10, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA to Increase Production to 39M Carats in 2016: Interfax
ALROSA expects to increase diamond production to 39 million carats in 2016, Russian news source Interfax reported December 8, citing...
News Dec 08, 2015 Rapaport News
Alrosa rough
ALROSA Mulls Production Cut in 2016
ALROSA may reduce production in 2016 as its rough diamond inventory is at a critical level in a weak market. “Currently, our...
News Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA 3Q Sales -3.5%, Loss Widens 47%
ALROSA reported revenue decreased 3.5 percent to $619.4 million (RUB 40.6 billion) in the third quarter that...
News Nov 25, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA Revises Sales Budget, Keeps Production Plan Unchanged
ALROSA, the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds in terms of carats, “revised” its sales budget to reflect changes...
News Nov 23, 2015 Rapaport News
Botswana Diamonds
Botswana Diamonds Cuts Loss 64%, Reports ‘Significant Advances’
Botswana Diamonds trimmed its losses by 64 percent to $568,511 (GBP 372,502) in the full year to June 30, the...
News Nov 22, 2015 Rapaport News
India’s GJEPC Plans Advertising Push With Global Miners to Revive Diamond Trade
India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is planning to team up with the world’s leading miners...
News Nov 17, 2015 Rapaport News
ALROSA Hires Risk and Audit VP After Russia Approves Governance Code
ALROSA has appointed Vladislav Zhdanov as vice president, handing him responsibility for the Russian miner’s financial...
News Nov 17, 2015 Rapaport News
alrosa sm
ALROSA Appoints Oleg Petrov As USO Director
ALROSA has appointed Oleg Petrov as director of its United Selling Organisation (USO), the Moscow-based unit that...
News Nov 16, 2015 Rapaport News
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