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De Beers Sales Jump as Demand Holds Up
De Beers’ rough sales strengthened in May as the miner benefited from strong consumer demand, with proceeds reaching
News May 18, 2022 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sees Further Sales Jump
De Beers’ recorded strong sales at its February sight as rough demand persisted and prices rose in select categories.Proceeds
News Mar 09, 2022 Rapaport News
Botswana Orapa Debswana De Beers mine Botswana
De Beers and Botswana Extend Sales Deal Again
De Beers has extended its sales agreement with Botswana by a further six months after Covid-19 made it hard
News Dec 19, 2021 Rapaport News
Rapaport Research Reports Dec2020
Botswana Ready to Leverage Its Diamond Supply
The December edition of the Rapaport Research Report, published on Monday, presents an in-depth analysis of how Covid-19 has
Analysis Dec 08, 2020 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa rough diamonds
Buyers Snub De Beers and Alrosa over High Prices
De Beers and Alrosa continued to see rock-bottom sales in June as buyers rejected the miners’ high rough prices
News Jun 29, 2020 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Jwaneng mine
De Beers Pauses Botswana Mining
De Beers’ mining operations in Botswana have been on hold for more than two weeks amid a national lockdown,
News Apr 19, 2020 Rapaport News
Karowe
Lucara May Struggle to Hold Botswana Sales
The coronavirus outbreak has threatened Lucara Diamond Corp.’s ability to hold tenders in Botswana, and had a heavy
News Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Namdeb employee sorting through rough diamonds.
De Beers Cancels March-April 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
Analyzing rough at KGK Botswana
Rough Market Picks Up at De Beers Sight
De Beers’ November sales totalled $390 million, the highest for five months, as the rough market stabilized
News Nov 13, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Sorting
De Beers Cuts Prices as Rough Sales Slide
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slumped to a 20-month low of $390 million in June amid weak sentiment in the manufacturing sector.
News Jun 25, 2019 Avi Krawitz
Mahiar Borhanjoo
Venus Jewel Exec to Join DFL Group
Mahiar Borhanjoo is set to leave Venus Jewel International to become CEO of the DFL Group, the company behind
News Jun 02, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers sight box
De Beers Ready to Relax Its Provenance Rules
De Beers is planning to loosen its source-disclosure restrictions for sightholders following requests for increased transparency, Rapaport News
News Dec 13, 2018 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Botswana 150
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
De Beers 150
De Beers Raises Prices at $520M Sale
De Beers’ April sight closed with a value of $520 million amid concerns among manufacturers that higher rough
News Apr 17, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Rough Demand Stable at $450M De Beers Sight
De Beers reported steady demand for rough diamonds at its December sight as sales showed an increase over the
News Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers Namibian rough diamonds
Rough Prices Firm at $530M De Beers Sight
De Beers sold $530 million worth of rough diamonds in June as sightholders continued to complain of shrinking manufacturing margins and
News Jun 20, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Shrenuj Botswana Diamond Factory
Shrenuj De Beers Sight Suspended
Shrenuj & Co., one of India’s largest diamond cutting firms, said its supply arrangement with De Beers
News Nov 23, 2016 Rapaport News
De Beers sorting
De Beers Announces 2017 Sight Dates
De Beers released its sales timetable for 2017, maintaining its schedule of 10 sights a year. The company sells
News Nov 07, 2016 Rapaport News
Jwaneng Mine, Botswana
Mining Outlook Weighing on Botswana Growth
Botswana cannot rely on diamonds for economic growth even if production remains stable because mining is getting more
News Aug 16, 2016 Rapaport News
Nigel Simson De Beers
De Beers Makes Sightholder Sales Appointments
De Beers appointed Nigel Simson (pictured, right) as senior vice-president of the miner’s product planning operation at Global Sightholder
News Aug 14, 2016 Rapaport News
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