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Diamond in tweezers
India’s Polished Exports Hit Three-Year Low
India’s polished-diamond exports slid 13% in the first six monthsof the year, reaching their lowest level since a market slump in the secondhalf of 2015. The drop reflected a slowdown in the trading and manufacturingsectors, resulting...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2019 Rapaport News
GIA color grading
GIA Cuts Prices 10% Amid Market Slowdown
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has temporarilyreduced grading fees for certain smaller diamonds after recording a drop in submissionsduring the recent industry slump. The organization is slashing prices of reports by 10% forpolished weighing from...
Polished Markets Jul 16, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Gold
India Hikes Import Tax on Precious Metals
India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)has expressed disappointment with the nation’s latest Union Budget, adding that failure to reduce high duties on gold and diamonds will result in furtherjob losses.The council...
Financial-Legal Jul 07, 2019 Rapaport News
NY jewelry store
US Polished Imports Rise in 1Q
Shipments of polished diamonds to the US grew 4% to $5.51billion in the first quarter, as a stronger March canceled out a negative startto the year. Imports rose 13% to $2.23 billion for the month, compared with a1% rise in January...
Polished Markets Jun 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Sands Expo
Video: Vegas Show Sees Light Traffic
The JCK Las Vegas show ended Monday, with participants notinga decline in buyer traffic and exhibitors at this year’s event. Sentiment amongdiamond suppliers was relatively weak, as buyers were conservative, and overalldealer trading...
Polished Markets Jun 04, 2019 Avi Krawitz
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 provenance information.The Russian miner will create an “electronic passport” for each diamond on a new website, diamonds.alrosa.ru, presenting...
Retail Jun 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Mahiar Borhanjoo
Venus Jewel Exec to Join DFL Group
Mahiar Borhanjoo is set to leave Venus Jewel Internationalto become CEO of the DFL Group, the company behind a new onlinepolished-diamond hub. Borhanjoo has been managing director of India-based Venus Jewel, aleading polished manufacturer and...
Polished Markets Jun 02, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa March Revenue Plunges
Sales at Alrosa fell 33% year on year to $377.1 million inMarch, even as the rough market picked up after a weak start to the year. Rough-diamond proceeds were $369.2 million for the month, also 33% lower...
Mining Apr 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
January Slowdown Hits Alrosa Sales
Alrosa’s sales fell in January amid market weakness, the miner said Tuesday. Proceeds decreased 44% year on year to $281.5 million.Rough-diamond sales dropped by the same percentage to $278.2 million, while polished revenue slid38% to $3.4...
Mining Feb 12, 2019 Rapaport News
Lesedi La Rona
Graff Unveils Polished from 1,109ct. Lesedi La Rona
Graff Diamonds has showcased the first of more than 60diamonds it plans to polish from the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona rough stone itbought last year.They include two D-color, flawless diamonds mounted on rings, of which one...
Polished Markets Nov 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Diamond & Loupe
Diamond Prices Slide Before Diwali Break
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, November 6, 2018, New York… Polished-diamond prices softened in October as inventory levels rose ahead of the Diwali festival. Despite the decline, sentiment improved, with expectations growing for the US holiday season....
Polished Markets Nov 06, 2018 Rapaport
Alrosa 150
Alrosa Garners $1.5M at New York Polished Sale
Alrosa brought in $1.5 million from its firstpolished-diamond tender in New York since it reopened its office in the cityearlier this year. The Russian miner’s cutting division, Diamonds Alrosa,sold 111 polished stones weighing from...
Polished Markets Aug 09, 2018 Rapaport News
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India Sees Further Rise in Diamond Exports
A higher average price resulted in anincrease in India’s polished-diamond exports in June. Outbound polishedshipments have grown this year, with a 9% rise in the second quarter and a 10%jump for the first six months. India Diamond Trade...
Polished Markets Jul 18, 2018 Rapaport News
Kristall polishing factory
Alrosa Mulls Buying Manufacturer Kristall
Alrosa is considering acquiring Kristall Smolensk Diamonds,Russia’s largest manufacturer of polished goods.The miner’s supervisory board deemed the potential deal“expedient” after examining it on April 28, it told Rapaport News Sunday.“Alrosa…sees that such an acquisition, under certainconditions,...
Manufacturing May 06, 2018 Rapaport News
Israel
Israel Extends Tax-Free Inspection Period
Israeli authorities have lengthened the amount of time dealers can spendinspecting polished diamonds without paying a 0.1% import duty. Diamond controller Danny Tal, Israel’s regulator for theindustry, will now allow companies up to 30 days...
Financial-Legal Apr 25, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa Diamond Inspector
Alrosa Scanner Takes Stab at Synthetics
Alrosa has launched a device that can identify both syntheticdiamonds and other imitations, the miner said Wednesday. The Alrosa Diamond Inspector analyzes individual stones, aswell as mounted jewelry, and can distinguish natural...
Technology Mar 22, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers 030718 150
Alrosa Sales Surge on Strong China Demand
Alrosa’s sales soared 35% to $541.9 million in February,strengthened by significant demand ahead of the Chinese holiday season. “In February, the core diamond markets were quite strong,” Yury Okoemov, deputy CEO, said Wednesday. “The...
Mining Mar 07, 2018 Rapaport News
Antwerp Diamond Trade Slows 600
Antwerp’s Trade Slows in 2017
Belgium’s diamond trade declined last year, with the nationseeing a drop in shipments of both polished and rough stones. Polished exports fell 3.4% to $11.4 billion for the year,the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC)...
Polished Markets Feb 07, 2018 Rapaport News
Sarine Clarity
Sarine Rolls Out First Grading Lab
Sarine Technologies will open its first technology lab inIsrael in February, offering advanced, automated gem services, the company said Sunday.The lab will supplyservices using Sarine’s automated technology for clarity and colorgrading...
Technology Jan 15, 2018 Rapaport News
US Diamond week in Israel
Israel’s Diamond Exports Continue to Slide
Israel’s diamond trade has slowed so far in 2017, as orders from the US declined, data from the Economy Ministry showed. The country’s exports of polished diamonds fell 12% year on year to $3.38 billion during the...
Polished Markets Oct 26, 2017 Rapaport News
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