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Global Rough Production Surges in 2017
Global rough-diamond production increased in 2017, mainly due to new mines in Canada, according to data the Kimberley Process
News Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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KP Accelerates CAR’s Diamond Exports
The Kimberley Process (KP) has agreed to shorten the amount of time it takes to clear diamond exports from
News Jun 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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KP Addresses Conflict-Diamond Definition
The Kimberley Process (KP) discussed plans for a reform agenda at its intersessional meeting in Antwerp last week,
News Jun 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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CAR Appoints Peter Meeus as Adviser
The Central African Republic (CAR) has appointed industry veteran Peter Meeus as a government adviser, in line with
News Jun 14, 2018 Rapaport News
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WDC Seeks Feedback on Ethics Reforms
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has invited the public to review reforms to its System of Warranties (SoW),
News Jun 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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WDC Raises Ethical Sourcing with US Govt.
The World Diamond Council (WDC) addressed the US State Department last week for the first time
News Jun 04, 2018 Rapaport News
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Kimberley Process Begins Two-Year Review
The Kimberley Process (KP) has entered a two-year review of its operations, enabling the organization to evaluate current
News Mar 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Group to Lead KP Civil Society
The Civil Society Coalition (CSC) of the Kimberley Process (KP) has appointed the Zimbabwe Environmental Law
News Mar 04, 2018 Rapaport News
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast: Episode 2
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast: Episode 2
In the second edition of In the Loupe, Rapaport’s editorial team discusses blockchain, omni-channel retail, and the debatable
News Jan 28, 2018 Rapaport News
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Hilde Hardeman Is New KP Chair
Hilde Hardeman will be the chair of the Kimberley Process for 2018, the European Commission (EC) has
News Jan 21, 2018 Rapaport News
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EU Becomes Kimberley Process Chair
The European Union (EU) has taken over the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process (KP) for 2018,
News Jan 02, 2018 Rapaport News
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Non-Profit Quits Kimberley Process
Impact, a Canada-based non-profit organization, is leaving the Kimberley Process (KP), claiming the scheme is ineffective in policing the
News Dec 17, 2017 Rapaport News
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CAR Claims Diamond Smuggling Slowing
The Central African Republic (CAR) defended itself recently against allegations that dealers were smuggling rough
News Jul 10, 2017 Rapaport News
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Global Rough Trading Jumps in 2016
Global rough-diamond trading grew last year amid an increase in average prices, according to data the Kimberley Process
News Jul 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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Diamond Production Value Down Last Year
Global rough-diamond production fell by value for the second consecutive year as output declined in the two largest
News Jul 04, 2017 Rapaport News
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Global Witness Warns of CAR Diamond Smuggling
Smugglers are using social-media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp to get diamonds out of the Central African
News Jun 26, 2017 Joshua Freedman
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UN Urges Wider Kimberley Process Participation
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution that called for greater participation in the Kimberley
News Feb 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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KP to Audit CAR Diamond Stockpiles
The Kimberley Process (KP) is seeking a forensic auditor to comb through diamond stockpiles in the Central African Republic
News Dec 20, 2016 Rapaport News
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EU to Chair Kimberley Process in 2018
The Kimberley Process (KP) said the European Union (EU) will be its chair in 2018, meaning the
News Nov 21, 2016 Rapaport News
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Kimberley Process Re-Admits Venezuela
Venezuela will recommence exports of rough diamonds as members of the Kimberley Process (KP) unanimously agreed to end the
News Nov 20, 2016 Rapaport News
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