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Rough Slowdown Weighs on Asian Star
Sales and profit slumped at Indian diamond manufacturer Asian Star in the second fiscal quarter as weak rough
News Nov 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Orapa De Beers
De Beers Announces 2020 Sight Schedule
De Beers has released the dates of the 10 sights it will hold in Gaborone, Botswana, next year. The miner
News Nov 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Polished diamonds
India Polished Exports Drop
India’s polished-diamond exports fell 15% to $1.95 billion in October, reflecting a 22% slide in the average price of shipments.
News Nov 14, 2019 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 rough
De Beers Reduces Prices at November Sight
Sightholders welcomed De Beers’ decision to lower prices at this week’s rough-diamond sale, but noted that further discounts
News Nov 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Jubilee
Alrosa Sales Down as Cutters Reduce Stock
Alrosa’s sales fell in the third quarter amid a drop in the average price as the miner sold a larger
News Oct 22, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Tender Yields $10M
Lucapa Diamond Company earned $10.4 million from its latest sale of rough stones, bringing its total
News Oct 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Petra 20.08ct blue
Cullinan Blue Could Fetch $15M, Analysts Say
Petra Diamonds will offer a 20.08-carat blue diamond at a special tender in Johannesburg next month, with analysts predicting
News Oct 07, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers sightholder office 150
De Beers Sales Drop in Slow Rough Market
De Beers’ sales slumped to $295 million in September as the miner continued to allow sightholders to refuse goods in the prevailing
News Oct 03, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Rough diamonds
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
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
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
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