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De Beers Enables 100% Deferrals at March Sight
De Beers is allowing sightholders unlimited deferrals at its upcoming rough-diamond sale as manufacturing closures have obliterated demand, market
News Mar 26, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Alrosa Relaxes Sales Terms Amid Market Crisis
Alrosa is allowing clients to defer up to 60% of their rough-diamond allocations at this month’s contract sale, claiming the concession
News Mar 15, 2020 Rapaport News
Podcast: Big Data is Going Drive Rough Sales
Podcast: How Alrosa Is Using Data to Drive Sales
It may surprise many, but the diamond industry has emerged as quite tech-savvy in the past few years,
News Mar 09, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alrosa to Maintain Supply Flexibility
Alrosa has pledged to remain flexible with its supply policy during the current industry downturn, as the
News Mar 08, 2020 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sales Fall as Virus Impacts Sentiment
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales declined 28% year on year to $355 million in February as the coronavirus hit demand.Many sightholders
News Mar 04, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Reveals Overhaul of Sight System
De Beers plans to split sightholders into three categories and offer each group a more bespoke selection of rough
News Mar 01, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Virus Likely to Impact Demand at De Beers Sight
De Beers and its clients expect a slowdown in rough-diamond sales at the company's Botswana sight this week amid
News Feb 25, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Grib Diamonds Taps New Rough Source
Grib Diamonds has started buying rough in Angola, as a new company structure has enabled it to diversify beyond its
News Feb 09, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Alrosa Reveals Client List for 2020
Alrosa has named 58 companies that qualify for its long-term rough supply in 2020.The annual reshuffle saw
News Feb 06, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Sales Rise to Nine-Month High
De Beers’ January rough-diamond sales reached their highest level since last April as post-holiday stock replenishment boosted
News Jan 29, 2020 Rapaport News
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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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