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Louis Vuitton Buys 1,758ct. Diamond from Lucara
Lucara Diamond Corp. has sold Botswana’s largest diamond to Louis Vuitton in a rare move that will see
News Jan 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Trade Slowdown Continues
US diamond shipments fell in November, according to government data. Polished imports declined 19% as lower volumes outweighed an increase
News Jan 13, 2020 Rapaport News
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What Happened in the Diamond Trade in 2019
Last year will go down as a difficult one for the diamond industry. While manufacturers took the biggest
News Jan 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Releases 2020 Supply Schedule
Alrosa has published its schedule of contract sales and auctions for next year. The Russian miner
News Dec 31, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lucara Tender Beats Expectations
Lucara Diamond Corp. achieved higher sales than it expected at its final tender of the year as market stabilization
News Dec 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Issues Synthetics Guidelines
De Beers has provided its rough-diamond clients and Forevermark partners with guidelines on how to operate in the lab-grown
News Dec 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Rough Prices Decline 5% in 2019
A drop in rough-diamond prices and a sales shift to lower-value items weighed on De Beers’ profitability in the second half, according
News Dec 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Lowers 2020 Production Forecast
De Beers has reduced its production outlook for next year and beyond amid uncertainty about the
News Dec 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Ends Special Supply Measures
Rough-diamond buyers are anticipating an improvement in sales at next week’s De Beers sight, as the miner is withdrawing concessions that
News Dec 05, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Rough Slowdown Weighs on Asian Star
Sales and profit slumped at Indian diamond manufacturer Asian Star in the second fiscal quarter as weak rough
News Nov 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Announces 2020 Sight Schedule
De Beers has released the dates of the 10 sights it will hold in Gaborone, Botswana, next year. The miner
News Nov 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rough Market Picks Up at De Beers Sight
De Beers’ November sales totalled $390 million, the highest for five months, as the rough market stabilized
News Nov 13, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Reduces Prices at November Sight
Sightholders welcomed De Beers’ decision to lower prices at this week’s rough-diamond sale, but noted that further discounts
News Nov 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Slashes Output Amid Diamond Glut
De Beers’ production dropped in the third quarter as the miner responded to a decline in rough demand that has left
News Oct 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Sales Down as Cutters Reduce Stock
Alrosa’s sales fell in the third quarter amid a drop in the average price as the miner sold a larger
News Oct 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rio Tinto Output Falls Amid Lower Grades
Lower mining grades and reduced ore availability contributed to a drop in Rio Tinto’s third-quarter diamond production, the
News Oct 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Tender Yields $10M
Lucapa Diamond Company earned $10.4 million from its latest sale of rough stones, bringing its total
News Oct 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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Cullinan Blue Could Fetch $15M, Analysts Say
Petra Diamonds will offer a 20.08-carat blue diamond at a special tender in Johannesburg next month, with analysts predicting
News Oct 07, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sales Drop in Slow Rough Market
De Beers’ sales slumped to $295 million in September as the miner continued to allow sightholders to refuse goods in the prevailing
News Oct 03, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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GIA Exposes Rough Diamond with Fake Green Color
Manufacturers coated a rough diamond with a green substance to imitate a natural color, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
News Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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