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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
Orapa De Beers
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
Analyzing rough at KGK Botswana
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
De Beers rough
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
De Beers
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
Jubilee
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
Rio Tinto
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
Petra 20.08ct blue
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
De Beers sightholder office 150
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
Fake green rough diamond
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
Rough diamonds
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
KGK, Botswana
Who’s Buying the Rough in 2019?
The stability of the diamond industry is largely in the hands of 122 manufacturers and dealers that buy rough
News Aug 11, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Diamond in tweezers
India’s Polished Exports Hit Three-Year Low
India’s polished-diamond exports slid 13% in the first six months of the year, reaching their lowest level
News Aug 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Nets Fish-Shaped Diamond
Alrosa’s knack for recovering unusually shaped diamonds has scaled new heights with the discovery of a rough
News Aug 01, 2019 Rapaport News
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
Rough diamond and sorting labels, Kimberley
De Beers Profit Falls Amid Market Slump
De Beers’ profit dropped in the first half of the year as weak demand at the trade and consumer levels
News Jul 25, 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
News 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
News Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Lab-grown rough diamond
India Differentiates Synthetics Imports
India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep
News Jul 14, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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