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RJC Rehauls Code of Practices
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has updated its Code of Practices (COP) to include silver jewelry and
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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Luk Fook Sales Sluggish in Fourth Quarter
Luk Fook’s same-store sales dropped 6% in the fourth fiscal quarter amid a higher number of purchases for lower-priced
Retail Apr 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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NCDIA Announces Advisory Board
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) has appointed three members to its 2019 advisory board. They
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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WJA Names Excellence Honorees
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has announced the honorees for its Awards for Excellence, with
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Green-Lights Akhail Mine Expansion
Alrosa will deepen its Akhail underground deposit, extending the mine’s life by 10 years and adding 20 million
Mining Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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Argyle Yields Its Largest-Ever White Diamond
Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine has yielded the largest gem-quality white diamond in its 35-year history, the
Mining Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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China Bourse to Promote Lab-Grown Diamonds
The Guangzhou Diamond Exchange (GZDE) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China’s major synthetics suppliers
Polished Markets Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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Manufacturing Slump Hits Sarine Earnings
Sarine Technologies expects a loss in the first quarter, amid market uncertainties that led to soft demand for
Polished Markets Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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HRD Head to Lead IDC Board
The International Diamond Council (IDC) has elected HRD Antwerp chairman Julien Drybooms as chairman of its board.
Polished Markets Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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Stornoway Appoints New Finance Chief
Dino Rambidis will replace Orin Baranowsky as chief financial officer of Stornoway Diamond Corporation. “Dino…is a seasoned leader
Mining Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Business Closure Rate Slows
The US jewelry trade continued to downsize in the first quarter, albeit at a slower pace than in previous years, data
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Chow Tai Fook Sees Strong Growth in China
Chow Tai Fook’s sales increased in the fourth quarter, amid a rise in demand for gold products and
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Signet Implements More Job Cuts
Signet Jewelers is laying off an undisclosed number of employees from its Ohio and Dallas locations, after it failed
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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GIA Names New Director of Relations
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointed Shahdeh Ammadi director of institute relations, a newly created position.
Polished Markets Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Cullinan Yields 210ct. Rough
Petra Diamonds has unearthed a white diamond weighing 209.9 carats at its Cullinan mine in South Africa. The
Mining Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Brexit Continues to Buoy Swiss Watch Exports
Swiss watch exports rose 4.4% to CHF 1.74 billion ($1.72 billion) in March as UK retailers continued to stockpile in preparation
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Sales Solid for Kering in First Quarter
Kering noted strong sales in its jewelry-and-watch division in the first quarter, amid growing Asian demand and
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Forevermark Appoints New CEO
De Beers jewelry subsidiary Forevermark has promoted chief operating officer Nancy Liu to CEO, as Stephen Lussier steps
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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India: Selective Shortages Emerging
Polished market slow amid tight liquidity. Business activity disrupted by national elections. Parcels of 0.30 to 0.50 ct.
Research Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Sentiment mixed, with slow trading before Easter and Passover. Selective buyers looking for 3X (X3) fine
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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