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Tango Mining
Tango Averages $1.4K/ct. at Rough Sale
Tango Mining sold a 19.87-carat rough diamond for $4,358 per carat, one of a number of high-value stones up for
Mining Jul 23, 2019 Rapaport News
AFG
French Gem Group to Hold Diamond Symposium
The French Association of Gemmology (AFG) will hold a conference in Paris on the state of the diamond industry, it said
Polished Markets Jul 23, 2019 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds
Letšeng Yields 124ct. Rough Diamond
Gem Diamonds has recovered a diamond weighing 123.5 carats, its third white stone over 100 carats
Mining Jul 23, 2019 Rapaport News
Luk Fook
Luk Fook Sales Drop Due to Trade War
Luk Fook’s same-store sales decreased 10% year on year in the first fiscal quarter amid an unfavorable comparison
Retail Jul 23, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
US Retail Sales Grow Strongly in June
US retail sales rose in June, amid improved consumer sentiment and a healthier economic outlook, according to the National
Retail Jul 22, 2019 Rapaport News
Botswana Diamonds
Botswana Diamonds to Start Selling by End of Year
Botswana Diamonds has raised the funds needed to continue operations, and expects to hold its first sale
Mining Jul 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Petra to Reduce Output Amid Weak Prices
Shares in Petra Diamonds slipped 6% in early trading Monday after the miner reported it would lower its production
Mining Jul 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Business Closure Rate Drops
The US jewelry trade contracted in the second quarter, but the rate of downsizing has slowed, data from
Retail Jul 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Mountain Province Yellow Diamond 150
Low Grades Dent Mountain Province Output
Production at Gahcho Kué dropped 10% year on year to 1.7 million carats in the second quarter, as mining took
Mining Jul 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Slowdown Hits Swiss Watches
Swiss watch exports fell 11% to CHF 1.74 billion ($1.77 billion) in June, amid a continued downturn in Hong
Retail Jul 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lucara Names 1,758ct. Diamond ‘Rare Find’
Botswana’s largest rough diamond now has a name, following a public contest held by Lucara Diamond Corp. The
Mining Jul 21, 2019 Rapaport News
The Fenix machine 150
Belgium Trade Cuts Diamond-Research Funding
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) will no longer provide financial backing to the city’s diamond-technology unit,
Polished Markets Jul 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Diamond market weak due to summer slowdown and sluggish dealer demand. Manufacturers frustrated by tight profit margins
Polished Markets Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
India: Market Still Slow
Fewer transactions than this time last year, despite strong foreign-dealer presence in Mumbai. Buyers looking for
Research Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Large Canadian rough diamond in palm of hand, GSS
Diamond Glut Prompts De Beers to Slash Production
De Beers has lowered its production forecast for this year, noting that weakness in the diamond trade
Mining Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Lomonosov deposit
Alrosa Falls Victim to Changing Retail Practices
Retailers’ attempts to maintain low diamond inventories are hurting demand across the trade, Alrosa warned after
Mining Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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China Lifts Richemont Jewelry Revenue
Sales at Richemont’s jewelry brands increased 10% in the first fiscal quarter, as lower value-added tax and customs
Retail Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Chow Tai Fook China Sales Rise
Sales in Chow Tai Fook’s mainland China stores grew strongly in the first fiscal quarter, while purchases
Retail Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Judge Calls Out Signet over Suit Dispute
A New York judge has refused to back down after ruling that Signet Jewelers’ comments about the
Retail Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Coco de Salazar 150
WJA Awards over $65K to 49 Recipients
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has revealed the winners of its 2019 Excellence Awards scholarships and
Polished Markets Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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