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Lucky Find in Yakutia
Above: Udachny’s open pit mine is the deepest in the world. All photos courtesy ALROSA and Udachny
Features Jul 30, 2014 Anastasia Serdyukova
Troubled Market Needs CorrectionThe stagnation in sales and the falling rupee continue to be the source of concern for
Market Report Oct 01, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
ALROSA Production IncreasesRussia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA produced 17.1 million carats in the first six months of 2013, which is 5 percent more than
Market Report Sep 04, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
Rough Prices, Taxes Strain BusinessSales of polished diamonds slowed in July due both to seasonal reasons because many companies send their employees on holiday
Market Report Aug 01, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
ALROSA Expands to Africa, Sotheby’s, YakutiaRussia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA saw its sales rising 6.4 percent year on year to $1.2 billion for
Market Report Jul 02, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
50 Years of Excellence
Maksim ShkadovThe manufacturer Kristall, based in the old city of Smolensk, is the largest Russian manufacturer and exporter of polished diamonds. The company, which
Features Jul 02, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
ALROSA Holds PricesDue to the current tough market, Russia’s largest diamond producer ALROSA decided not to increase the prices for its May
Market Report May 31, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
ALROSA Looks Beyond BordersRussia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA is considering new joint ventures with African companies to conduct diamond prospecting and possibly
Market Report Apr 30, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
Demand Grows, Optimism Follows SlowyThe demand for both rough and polished diamonds is growing, allowing a slight increase in prices. Yet the rise
Market Report Apr 01, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
New Mine on HorizonThe first new diamond mine in Russia in over a decade will become operational this autumn. The Grib deposit, owned by the
Market Report Feb 26, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
Striking A BalanceRussia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA expects that demand and supply of rough will be in balance for the first quarter of 2013 and
Market Report Feb 01, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
Lackluster SalesThe holiday season seemed a little less joyful in 2012, with fewer diamond sales being made to buyers, who are taking a wait-and-see
Market Report Jan 01, 2013 Anastasia Serdyukova
Russia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA said that it had signed a two-year contract with Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (CTF), a leading
Market Report Dec 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Power Symbol
With 4,936 diamonds weighing 2,858 carats, the Great Imperial Crown has been the symbol of power for Russian rulers for more
Features Dec 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Russia Market Report
The movement of goods along the diamond pipeline has intensified. Market participants sound more optimistic about the sales of rough and jewelry,
Market Report Nov 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Sluggish but Moving
The demand for rough and polished revived slightly in September as summer vacations ended and market participants started refilling their stock in advance
Reports Oct 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Demand for Certs Growing
The demand for certified diamonds is growing in Russia, which brings more business into the fewer than one dozen Russian certification labs.
Market Report Sep 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Rupee Rate and Price Adjustments
The diamond market should return to its normal traffic flow, as long as there’s no drastic falloff in the Indian rupee rate, according to Leonid Tolpezhnikov,
Features Aug 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
Privatization May Come to ALROSA
The Russian government is planning to sell off its entire share of Russia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA within the state privatization plan. Yet
Market Report Jul 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
ALROSA Sees Market Stability
Russia’s largest diamond miner ALROSA increased its net profit by 53 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2011. The
Features Jun 01, 2012 Anastasia Serdyukova
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