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CAR Appeals for Wider Diamond Clearance
The Central African Republic (CAR) is hoping this week’s Kimberley Process (KP) meeting will help raise
News Nov 12, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Everything Changes, Some Things Stay the Same
The diamond and jewelry trade tends to be reactive rather than proactive. That was clear during the
Analysis Nov 08, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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The Diamond Trade’s Provenance Challenge
Several traceability programs have launched in the past two years, marking a shift in the way the diamond
Analysis Oct 31, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Hong Kong skyline
China Positive Amid Short-Term Uncertainty
So far, 2018 has been a positive year for the diamond trade, with the US and China, the
News Oct 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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GIA, Chow Tai Fook Unveil Digital Grading Report
Hong Kong’s largest jeweler has launched a blockchain-powered app that provides consumers with a 4Cs digital grading
News Sep 16, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Chow Tai Fook Store
Chow Tai Fook Says No to Synthetics
Chow Tai Fook, Hong Kong’s largest jewelry company, has ruled out introducing a line of lab-grown diamonds
News Sep 16, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Mixed Trading at Stormy Hong Kong Show
The diamond trade expressed some frustration about erratic activity at the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem
News Sep 14, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Alrosa, NCDIA to Host Colored-Diamond Event
Alrosa and the Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) Asia will host a seminar on colored diamonds at the
News Sep 06, 2018 Rapaport News
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Five Features Steering De Beers’ Future
De Beers is strengthening its position in the diamond market without obsessing about production, after having made some
Analysis Aug 23, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Harry Winston
Watch Out, JCK: Swatch Just Left Baselworld
The dramatic announcement that Swatch Group will not participate in the 2019 Baselworld exhibition was not
Analysis Aug 01, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Global Witness CAR cartoon
Diamonds Still Linked to Conflict – Civil Society
Civil-society groups have lashed out at the lack of transparency in the diamond industry, claiming the trade continues
News Jul 31, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Who Are the Top Rough Buyers?
In this excerpt from the latest issue of the Rapaport Research Report, we list the 124 companies buying
News Jul 26, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated, landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the
News Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Innovate or Die: Why the Industry Is Lagging
In the heyday of “A Diamond Is Forever,” consumers responded strongly to slogans and instructive advertising. As social media has influenced
Analysis Jun 27, 2018 Avi Krawitz
JCK Floor Diamonds
Muted Las Vegas Fairs Come to a Close
The Las Vegas jewelry week ended on Monday with trading reflecting a steady US market, despite the slower
News Jun 06, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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DPA to Amplify Female Self-Purchasing Message
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is planning a campaign focused on boosting demand among female self-purchasers. “We’ve started
News Jun 05, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Charles Stanley
Forevermark Unveils New Omni-Channel Strategy
De Beers is expanding its presence in stores that carry the Forevermark brand and improving its omni-channel offering
News Jun 01, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Podcast May 2018
Podcast: The State of Diamond Grading
Are grading labs fueling consumer confidence, or creating cause for concern? That’s the question the Rapaport
News May 27, 2018 Rapaport News
Avi Krawitz
Presentation: The State of the Diamond Industry
Rapaport’s Senior Analyst, Avi Krawitz, spoke at the recent Carat+ show in Antwerp, assessing the current state
News May 24, 2018 Rapaport
Antwerp
Antwerp’s Banking Problem
Antwerp’s diamond industry dates back at least 570 years, making it the oldest and most established of the
News May 17, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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