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Dubai Diamond Exchange
Antwerp, Dubai Upbeat on Rough-Tender Market
The largest rough-trading centers face a busy January as adaptations have enabled them to continue holding sales events
News Jan 12, 2021 Rapaport News
GIA grading report
GIA to Cut Back Antwerp Business
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will scale back its Antwerp operations from January, but has
News Dec 22, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Antwerp Diamond Fair
Belgium Trade Sees Third Consecutive Drop
Belgium’s polished-diamond exports fell 9% year on year to $612 million in November, marking the third consecutive month of decline.
News Dec 15, 2020 Rapaport News
Antwerp
Belgium Polished Trade Slips in October
Belgium’s polished-diamond exports fell 6% year on year to $629 million in October as lower shipments to Hong Kong and France
News Nov 16, 2020 Rapaport News
Jonathan Kendall, De Beers
De Beers Exec Jonathan Kendall to Retire
Jonathan Kendall, a key executive in De Beers’ downstream activities, will retire at the end of the year following two
News Nov 15, 2020 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue
Mountain Province Sees Drop in Quarterly Sales
Mountain Province’s revenue fell 14% year on year to CAD 47.3 million ($36.1 million) in the third quarter
News Nov 05, 2020 Rapaport News
De Beers rough diamonds
De Beers Lets Sightholders Defer Smaller Goods
De Beers is allowing customers to defer purchases of smaller rough at this week’s sight, as reduced manufacturing capacity in India has
News Nov 02, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Jacques Korn
Belgium Diamond Veteran Jacques Korn Dies
The Belgian diamond industry is mourning the death of Jacques “Jacky” Korn, a former president of the Antwerp Diamond
News Nov 02, 2020 Rapaport News
Diamond merchants Surat India 2015
India Trade Lobbies for Lower Taxes
The Indian diamond industry has urged the government to cut taxes and lift red tape ahead
News Nov 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Chaim Pluczenik
Chaim Pluczenik Becomes AWDC President
The board of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) has elected Chaim Pluczenik as president, a spokesperson for
News Oct 19, 2020 Rapaport News
Antwerp Diamond Bourse
Hong Kong Show Cancellation Hits Belgium Trade
Belgium’s polished shipments slumped last month as the cancellation of the September Hong Kong show and continued
News Oct 12, 2020 Rapaport News
Nishit Parikh
Nishit Parikh Stepping Down as AWDC President
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) has reshuffled its leadership team, with president Nishit Parikh
News Oct 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Akil Zubir Alrosa
Alrosa Names New Belgium Chief
Alrosa has appointed Akil Zubir as managing director of its Belgium office, the miner said Thursday. He will
News Sep 21, 2020 Rapaport News
Oded Mansori
HB Antwerp Aims to Shake Up Large-Stone Market
It’s not often a newcomer sweeps in to buy the largest diamond available on the market. Such deals are
News Sep 17, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Yoram Dvash
WFDB Elects Yoram Dvash as President
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has voted in Yoram Dvash as its president for a three-year term,
News Sep 15, 2020 Rapaport News
Rough diamond credit Shutterstock
HB Antwerp Buys Sightholder’s Cutting Factory
HB Antwerp has acquired the manufacturing facility of Belgian large-stone specialist AMC Diamonds, gaining 13 employees alongside the
News Sep 13, 2020 Rapaport News
Antwerp
Belgium Exports Rise as Demand Returns
Belgium’s polished-diamond exports grew for the first time in 16 months in August, as demand rose after a long period
News Sep 09, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Antwerp
Belgium Sees Trading Slump Ease
Belgium’s diamond shipments continued to fall in July, but the rate of decline slowed as markets reopened following coronavirus
News Aug 30, 2020 Rapaport News
GIA dossiers
GIA Considers Shutting Antwerp Lab
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) plans to close or heavily scale back its Antwerp operations following a review
News Aug 30, 2020 Rapaport News
ABN Amro branch in Terneuzen, The Netherlands
ABN Amro to Cease Hong Kong Diamond Lending
Dutch bank ABN Amro will close its Hong Kong diamond business in a major trimming of its global
News Aug 13, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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