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Pandora 150
Pandora Drops China Prices to Combat Grey Market
Pandora has lowered retail prices for most of the jewelry it offers in the Chinese market in an effort to combat
Retail Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa 600
Alrosa Sales Drop Amid Lower Supply
Alrosa’s sales fell in the second quarter as the closure of the Mir underground mine resulted in a lower supply
Mining Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
Petra 150
Petra Drops After Weak Production Outlook
Shares in Petra Diamonds slipped on Monday after the miner lowered its production forecast for fiscal 2019.
Mining Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
US Trade Data 150
US Polished Imports Rise in May
US polished-diamond imports increased 7% year on year in May, a peak month for the trade due to preparations for the
Polished Markets Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
Harry Winston 150
Jewelry Lifts Swatch Sales and Profit
Swatch Group, the owner of luxury jewelry brand Harry Winston, saw an increase in sales across all sectors
Retail Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
Mountain Province 200
Higher Grades Boost Mountain Province
Production at the Gahcho Kué mine increased 20% year on year to 1.9 million carats in the second quarter,
Mining Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
AIGS 200
AIGS Warns About Fake Gem Reports
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) has issued a warning to the international diamond industry over fake
Polished Markets Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Marange
Zimbabwe Output Soars in First Half
Zimbabwe’s state diamond producer recorded a 44% increase in output in the first half of 2018 following investments in mining
Mining Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Luk Fook 200
Hong Kong Sales Drive Luk Fook Growth
Luk Fook’s same-store sales increased 22% year on year in the first fiscal quarter, driven by a 26% rise
Retail Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa Komsomolsky 200
Alrosa to Begin Production on $1B Asset
Alrosa will begin production next year on its new Zarya deposit, estimated to contain over $1 billion in diamond
Mining Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Slow trading, with dealers in summer vacation mode. Bargain-hunters asking for higher discounts during quiet period,
Polished Markets Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
India: Few Overseas Buyers in Market
Sentiment down due to sluggish summer demand, depreciating rupee and rumors of further bankruptcies. Dealers also frustrated
Research Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers 600
De Beers Buys Peregrine Diamonds for $81M
De Beers’ Canada business has agreed to acquire exploration company Peregrine Diamonds, which owns the promising Chidliak
Mining Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
Chow Tai Fook 600
Hong Kong Growth Boosts Chow Tai Fook
Chow Tai Fook’s sales grew strongly in the first fiscal quarter due to stronger consumer sentiment in Hong
Retail Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers 150
De Beers Sales Volume Rises in Positive Market
De Beers’ sales volume and production grew sharply in the second quarter amid strong trading conditions, the
Mining Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
Jewelry 150
133 Jewelers Join Sector in First Half
The number of new jewelry businesses in the US jumped 87% in the first half of the year, even as the
Polished Markets Jul 19, 2018 Rapaport News
Belgium 150
Belgium’s Polished Trade Grows in June
Belgium saw an increase in polished imports and exports in June, continuing a modest upward trend for the sector
Polished Markets Jul 18, 2018 Rapaport News
India 150
India Sees Further Rise in Diamond Exports
A higher average price resulted in an increase in India’s polished-diamond exports in June. Outbound polished shipments have grown this
Polished Markets Jul 18, 2018 Rapaport News
DEF 150
DEF to Gift $500K to Students, Entrepreneurs
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has approved up to $500,000 in grants to help students and young entrepreneurs in countries
Mining Jul 18, 2018 Rapaport News
Plump Club
Plumb Club Names New President
The Plumb Club, an alliance of suppliers to the jewelry, diamond and watch industries, has elected Michael Lerche
Polished Markets Jul 18, 2018 Rapaport News
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