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Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade
The COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry,
News Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Namdeb employee sorting through rough diamonds.
De Beers Cancels Upcoming Sight
De Beers has called off this week’s sight in Botswana, citing restrictions resulting from measures to contain the
News Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Launches Digital Tender for Large Rough
Alrosa has introduced a digital auction for its large rough diamonds in an effort to minimize disruption to its sales
News Mar 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Appoints New Vladivostok Head
Alrosa has appointed Nikolay Gorokhov head of its Vladivostok division.Gorokhov, who began working for Alrosa in 2001
News Mar 23, 2020 Rapaport News
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Production Continues as Miners Fight Virus Impact
Alrosa, Petra Diamonds and Lucara Diamond Corp. are among the companies putting special procedures in place
News Mar 19, 2020 Leah Meirovich
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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
Alrosa
Weak Demand Weighs on Alrosa Earnings
A challenging rough market in the first half of the year led to a decline in Alrosa’s profit in 2019, despite a stronger
News Mar 11, 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
Alrosa
New Alrosa Mine Yields 17ct. Yellow
Alrosa has recovered a 17.44-carat, bright-yellow, gem-quality diamond at its Verkhne-Munskoye deposit, the first colored stone found
News Feb 23, 2020 Rapaport News
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L.J. West Buys Pink-Purple Alrosa Diamond
New York-based diamond collector and wholesaler L.J. West has purchased a 6.21-carat fancy-intense-pink-purple diamond from Alrosa.The
News Feb 19, 2020 Leah Meirovich
Panel
Panel Highlights Traceability Opportunity
The trend of adopting diamond traceability measures is gaining traction, according to participants in a panel discussion at Israel’s International Diamond
News Feb 13, 2020 Rapaport News
IDWI
Israel Diamond Week Lifts Local Trade
The International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) closed Wednesday with participants noting steady trading among local
News Feb 13, 2020 Rapaport News
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GJEPC: Coronavirus May Lead to Payment Delays
India’s diamond industry has asked banks and the government for help with its credit difficulties,
News Feb 12, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Alrosa Puts Lower-Value Mines on Hold
Alrosa has paused production at certain lower-value deposits as the diamond industry continues to face an inventory imbalance and
News Feb 12, 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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Diamond Market Cautious Amid China Concerns
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, February 4, 2020, Las Vegas… Diamond market sentiment was positive for most of January
Press Release Feb 04, 2020 Rapaport
Alrosa rough diamonds
Russian Bank Offers Credit to Alrosa Client
Russia’s Eximbank has started offering credit to rough-diamond buyers through a loan deal with an Antwerp-based Alrosa client,
News Feb 03, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Weak Market Dents Alrosa Sales
Rough-diamond sales at Alrosa fell 26% in 2019 as an oversupply in the midstream led to weaker demand.Revenue for the year
News Jan 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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GIA Examines Alrosa’s Matryoshka Diamond
Three months after Alrosa revealed its discovery of a diamond-within-a-diamond, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has proposed
News Jan 21, 2020 Rapaport News
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