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De Beers Lets Clients Reject 50% of Goods
De Beers will allow sightholders to refuse more rough diamonds than usual at this week’s sight, aiming to ease
News Aug 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers sight box
De Beers Sales Sink to Lowest Level Since 2015
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales plummeted 53% this month as customers accepted the miner’s offer to defer purchases until
News Jul 30, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers sorting
De Beers Lets Clients Delay Rough Purchases
De Beers loosened its purchasing requirements for rough buyers at last week’s sight in an effort to ease the oversupply
News Jul 28, 2019 Joshua Freedman
DTC Botswana sorting
De Beers Sales Slump 25% in May
De Beers’ sales fell to their lowest level in more than a year and a half, as a slowdown in the Indian manufacturing
News May 21, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Debswana Jwaneng
De Beers Sales Jump 10% in April
De Beers recorded its largest rough-diamond sale since mid-2018 as demand was steady following a slow first quarter.
News Apr 10, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Reduces Sightholder Supply
De Beers sightholders are bracing for lower rough supply for the rest of 2019 as the miner reduces
News Apr 08, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers for the NewsBrief
De Beers Sales Slump Amid Market Weakness
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slowed in January as a disappointing holiday season piled further pressure on the midstream. Proceeds fell
News Jan 29, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Sales Rise After Diwali Break
De Beers sold $540 million of rough diamonds in its December cycle, buoyed by the return of Indian manufacturers from
News Dec 18, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Sales Slip to $440M
De Beers recorded its lowest-value sales cycle this year as weak Indian demand prompted it to drop prices of cheaper
News Nov 20, 2018 Rapaport News
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De Beers Cuts Prices of Cheaper Rough
De Beers significantly reduced prices of lower-quality rough diamonds at this week’s sight in response to a slowdown in the Indian manufacturing
News Nov 13, 2018 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Sightholder Boxes
Indian Demand Weak at $475M De Beers Sale
Manufacturers were concerned about profitability at last week’s De Beers sight, and expressed hope their new supply
News Oct 17, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Angola to Curb Sodiam’s Control of Rough Sales
Angola plans to allow miners to sell up to 60% of rough diamonds to companies of their choice, including to their own trading
News Jul 02, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers rough
De Beers Raises Rough Prices Again
De Beers sold $550 million worth of goods at its May sales cycle as strong consumer demand boosted the
News May 22, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Rough Market Upbeat at $665M De Beers Sight
Rough-diamond demand was strong at De Beers’ January sight, as manufacturers plan to increase their production in anticipation of post-holiday orders
News Jan 31, 2018 Rapaport News
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Rough Demand Stable at $450M De Beers Sight
De Beers reported steady demand for rough diamonds at its December sight as sales showed an increase over the
News Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers DTC sight boxes
De Beers, Alrosa Announce 2018 Sale Schedules
De Beers and Alrosa have released dates of their rough-diamond sales for 2018, with both miners maintaining
News Nov 19, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers Victor Mine
Rough Trade Cautious at $455M De Beers Sale
Dealers reported a difficult but stable rough market as De Beers’ November sight closed with a value of $455 million
News Nov 14, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Alrosa Mir mine
Alrosa Moving to Annual Rough Allocations
Alrosa will start assessing its clients’ rough-diamond needs annually rather than every three years, beginning
News Nov 06, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers Victor Mine
De Beers’ $370M Sight Reflects Slow Rough Market
De Beers’ October sight closed with a value of $370 million as rough-diamond buying slowed due to holidays and sightholders
News Oct 17, 2017 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Jwaneng mine
De Beers August Sales Fall to $505M
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales declined in its August sight as the relatively early date of Diwali this year moved
News Sep 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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