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Hong Kong Diamond Imports Rise Sharply
Hong Kong’s polished-diamond imports rose 47% year on year to $3.43 billion in the first quarter of 2021, reflecting
News May 11, 2021 Rapaport News
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US Diamond Trade Reaches 22-Month High
US polished-diamond imports more than doubled year on year to $1.74 billion in March, reaching their highest level since
News May 11, 2021 Rapaport News
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Manufacturing Rebound Buoys Sarine Sales
Sarine Technologies, which supplies equipment to the diamond-manufacturing sector, saw sales rise in the first quarter as cutters
News May 10, 2021 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Sight Sees Strong Demand, Low Supply
Rough-diamond demand was robust at this week’s De Beers sight despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in India, customers
News May 05, 2021 Joshua Freedman
India Ambulance
Diamond Trade Launches India Fundraising Drive
The diamond industry has rallied behind efforts to alleviate the dire Covid-19 situation in India, with various
News Apr 29, 2021 Rapaport News
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Swiss Watch Exports Surge in March
Switzerland’s watch trade saw a sharp increase in exports in March, benefiting from a favorable comparison with the onset
News Apr 26, 2021 Rapaport News
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Trade Alert: India Covid-19 Crisis
India is undergoing a severe Covid-19 crisis that will impact the global diamond trade. India manufactures about
Trade Alert Apr 22, 2021 Rapaport
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GIA India Turnaround Time Increases
Fresh Covid-19 measures in India have lengthened the grading turnaround time at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA),
News Apr 20, 2021 Joshua Freedman
Coronavirus
Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade
The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry,
News Apr 14, 2021 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
Mumbai Bourse to Shut Amid Covid-19 Spike
Mumbai’s Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) is closing until further notice after the regional government imposed a statewide
News Apr 05, 2021 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Retail Sales Bounce Back
Hong Kong-based retail sales of jewelry and other hard luxury soared in February, but the government remained
News Apr 04, 2021 Rapaport News
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Israel Bourse to Reopen Trading Hall
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will reopen its trading floor this Sunday for vaccinated members,
News Mar 11, 2021 Joshua Freedman
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Pandora Reopens Some Stores, Sees Strong Sales
Pandora restarted business at a number of locations that had been on lockdown, amid strong sales growth in February.Approximately 25%
Mar 09, 2021 Rapaport News
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Gahcho Kué Close to Resuming Operations
Mountain Province has begun reviving operations at the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada after suspending production because
News Feb 28, 2021 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Lifts Rough Prices at February Sale
Alrosa raised prices at its contract sale last week as the rough market continued to recover following the
News Feb 24, 2021 Rapaport News
TAGS tender Dubai July 2019
Dubai Virus Surge Creates Snag for Rough Tenders
Dubai has become something of a focal point for the diamond industry during the pandemic. While the
News Feb 17, 2021 Joshua Freedman
Inhorgenta 2020
Are Trade Shows Going to Happen in 2021?
Three weeks in March 2020 underscored how fast the situation could change during Covid-19. On the third
News Feb 11, 2021 Joshua Freedman
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Watches of Switzerland Sales Increase
Group revenue at Watches of Switzerland grew in the third fiscal quarter as increased online sales and domestic spending
News Feb 07, 2021 Rapaport News
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Pandora Sales Slip Amid Lockdowns
Pandora’s revenue fell 1% year on year to DKK 7.89 billion ($1.27 billion) in the fourth quarter as lockdowns forced
News Feb 04, 2021 Rapaport News
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Israel Optimistic After Heavy Trading Slump
Leaders of Israel’s diamond sector expressed confidence in a recovery after strong trading in the final months of last year
News Jan 27, 2021 Joshua Freedman
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