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GIA Exposes Rough Diamond with Fake Green Color
Manufacturers coated a rough diamond with a green substance to imitate a natural color, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
News Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Lets Clients Reject 50% of Goods
De Beers will allow sightholders to refuse more rough diamonds than usual at this week’s sight, aiming to ease
News Aug 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
KGK, Botswana
Who’s Buying the Rough in 2019?
The stability of the diamond industry is largely in the hands of 122 manufacturers and dealers that buy rough
News Aug 11, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Diamond in tweezers
India’s Polished Exports Hit Three-Year Low
India’s polished-diamond exports slid 13% in the first six months of the year, reaching their lowest level
News Aug 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Nets Fish-Shaped Diamond
Alrosa’s knack for recovering unusually shaped diamonds has scaled new heights with the discovery of a rough
News Aug 01, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers sight box
De Beers Sales Sink to Lowest Level Since 2015
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales plummeted 53% this month as customers accepted the miner’s offer to defer purchases until
News Jul 30, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Rough diamond and sorting labels, Kimberley
De Beers Profit Falls Amid Market Slump
De Beers’ profit dropped in the first half of the year as weak demand at the trade and consumer levels
News Jul 25, 2019 Rapaport News
Large Canadian rough diamond in palm of hand, GSS
Diamond Glut Prompts De Beers to Slash Production
De Beers has lowered its production forecast for this year, noting that weakness in the diamond trade
News Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Lomonosov deposit
Alrosa Falls Victim to Changing Retail Practices
Retailers’ attempts to maintain low diamond inventories are hurting demand across the trade, Alrosa warned after
News Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Lab-grown rough diamond
India Differentiates Synthetics Imports
India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep
News Jul 14, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Stornoway 150
Stornoway Prices Continue to Fall
Rough prices slumped for Stornoway Diamond Corporation in the second quarter, as market weakness dented demand for
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Sales Fall Amid Diamond Oversupply
Alrosa’s sales continued to slump in June, closing off a first half that saw a heavy drop in demand for
News Jul 10, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Rough Trading Slowed in 2018
Global rough-diamond shipments dropped last year, reflecting slower trading in India and Belgium, according to new data
News Jul 09, 2019 Rapaport News
A rough diamond
Rough Prices Set for Slump – Analyst
Rough-diamond prices are likely to fall 5% this year as weakness in the industry continues, Panmure Gordon analyst Kieron
News Jul 08, 2019 Rapaport News
Rough diamonds
Global Diamond Production Value Rises
Global rough-diamond output grew 2% to $14.47 billion last year, reflecting higher production in Botswana, according to data the
News Jul 07, 2019 Rapaport News
Rough diamonds
Trans Hex Cautious About Future Operations
Trans Hex has issued a warning about its capacity to continue as a going concern, stating there was “material
News Jul 02, 2019 Rapaport News
NY jewelry store
US Polished Imports Rise in 1Q
Shipments of polished diamonds to the US grew 4% to $5.51 billion in the first quarter, as a stronger March canceled out a negative
News Jun 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa colored diamond polished
Alrosa to Sell Directly to Consumers
Alrosa is launching a source-of-origin program that will enable dealers and consumers to buy polished diamonds with detailed
News Jun 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Gateway of India
India Cracks Down on Rough Shipments
India’s diamond trade is in a fight with authorities over stricter customs enforcement for rough that could have
News May 26, 2019 Joshua Freedman
AWDC building Antwerp
Belgium Rough Trade Slows in 1Q
Belgium saw a decline in its imports and exports of rough diamonds in the first quarter, as mining companies’ sales
News Apr 28, 2019 Rapaport News
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