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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Hong Kong show meets low expectations and increases trade liquidity. Buyers pushing for deeper discounts, but suppliers holding prices firm...
Polished Markets Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Petra Kimberley Ekapa Mining
Petra Hit by Strikes at Two Mines
Workers are striking at two Petra Diamonds projects in South Africa, adding to the company’s woes amid uncertainty...
Mining Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Letseng Gem Diamonds 115ct Sept 2017
Letšeng Mine Yields 115ct. Diamond
Gem Diamonds has unearthed a 115-carat rough diamond, as the company’s shift to a more lucrative part of its Letšeng...
Mining Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
India’s Diamond Trade Slows in August
India’s polished-diamond exports declined 6.5% to $1.82 billion in August, according to data the nation’s Gem & Jewellery...
Rough Markets Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue
Average Price Drops at Mountain Province Sale
Mountain Province Diamonds saw the average price of rough at its September sale fall to the lowest level...
Mining Sep 18, 2017 Rapaport News
JNA Awards Sept 2017
JNA Awards Honor Jewelry Leaders
Companies and individuals from across the jewelry industry picked up honors at the Jewellery News Asia (JNA)...
Marketing Sep 18, 2017 Rapaport News
HK Show 2016
Jewelry Buyers Cautious at Hong Kong Show
With one day left of the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, diamond-jewelry wholesalers at the show’s...
Polished Markets Sep 18, 2017 Mary Kavanagh
Williamson
Petra Sees Continued Uncertainty at Williamson
Petra Diamonds has resumed operations at its Williamson mine in Tanzania, but remains uncertain when it will be cleared...
Mining Sep 18, 2017 Rapaport News
HK show Sept 2016
Hong Kong Show Reflects Stable Diamond Market
Diamantaires left the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair on Sunday relatively satisfied with trading in the...
Polished Markets Sep 17, 2017 Mary Kavanagh, Avi Krawitz
Soo Kee Love and Co IIDGR China
De Beers, Soo Kee Extend Grading Deal
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) has expanded its grading partnership with Singapore-based...
Retail Sep 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Luk Fook San Francisco store Sept 2017
Luk Fook Expands San Francisco Presence
Luk Fook has opened its second retail store in San Francisco’s Chinatown, as the Hong Kong-based jeweler...
Retail Sep 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Rough
Alrosa Garners $15M from Large-Rough Sale
Alrosa brought in $14.8 million from a sale of large rough diamonds it held during the Eastern Economic Forum...
Mining Sep 17, 2017 Rapaport News
KGK cutting facility Russia opening
Putin Inaugurates Cutting Factory in Eastern Russia
India-based KGK Group has launched a diamond-cutting facility in Vladivostok in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The...
Manufacturing Sep 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Market sentiment improves as Hong Kong fair opens to steady traffic. Large volume of goods at the show, with selective demand for top-grade RapSpec...
Polished Markets Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
India Arch
Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Mumbai trading low-key, with many dealers and large volume of goods at Hong Kong show. Buyers testing...
Research Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
Petra Diamonds (-7.9%) suffered after it paused production at its Williamson mine in Tanzania. Several other mining stocks fell this past week, including...
Financial-Legal Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Women self-buying jewelry
De Beers Marketing Targets Women
De Beers is changing its messaging this holiday season by concentrating on women’s empowerment in its upcoming advertising campaign. “Historically,...
Marketing Sep 14, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Gem Diamonds rough
Israel to Host High-Value Letšeng Rough
Gem Diamonds will bring viewings of rough diamonds from the high-value Letšeng mine to Israel next month,...
Rough Markets Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Cartier Tokyo
Asia Recovery Boosts Richemont Sales
Sales at Richemont’s jewelry and watch brands jumped in the April-to-August period amid a strong improvement in Asia. Revenue...
Retail Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Marange mine
Antwerp Refutes Global Witness’s Zimbabwe Claims
Belgium’s diamond industry has refuted allegations by non-profit organization Global Witness that illicit goods from Zimbabwe...
Rough Markets Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
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