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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
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Webinar: The Way Forward in a Slow Market
What’s the current state of the rough, polished and retail markets?Avi Krawitz, Rapaport’s Senior Analyst and News Editor, analyzes the key trendsin this hour-long webinar. Click here for more.
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2019 Avi Krawitz
Gateway of India
India Starts Year with Export Slump
India’s polished-diamond exports dropped 16% to $1.75 billion in January,continuing their recent weakness. A slide in the volume of shipments outweigheda higher average price, according to data the Gem & Jewellery ExportPromotion Council (GJEPC) released this...
Polished Markets Feb 20, 2019 Rapaport News
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India’s Diamond Trade Slows in November
The Indian trade fell by most key measures in November,according to data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council(GJEPC). Polished exports slid to their lowest level since December 2016, when demand dropped in the...
Polished Markets Dec 18, 2018 Rapaport News
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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
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Diamond Prices Rise in June
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, July 3, 2018, New York … Diamond market sentiment was positive in June after the Las Vegas shows demonstrated robust US jewelry demand. Suppliers held polished prices firm amid shortages in some...
Polished Markets Jul 03, 2018 Rapaport
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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
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India Sees Rise in Polished Exports
India’s polished-diamond exports grew 8% in March, accordingto data the nation’s Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)released Friday. Shipments increased to $2.03 billion year on year for themonth, with the volume of exports falling...
Mining Apr 30, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Results Climb in January
Alrosa’s sales surged 38% to $504.5 million in January, as a strong holiday season boosted market sentiment. “We have seen good demand for the whole assortment of ourdiamond products,” Yury Okoemov, deputy CEO of Alrosa, said...
Mining Feb 13, 2018 Rapaport News
US Polished Imports Grow in November 150
US Diamond Imports Rise in November
US polished-diamond imports jumped 11% year on year inNovember, government data showed. Shipments grew to $1.77 billion as a 26% rise in the averageprice of imports — to $2,573 per carat — outweighed a 12% drop in volume to687,000 carats. Polished exports...
Polished Markets Jan 18, 2018 Rapaport News
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GIA Unveils Plans for Labs in Surat and Antwerp
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will this year opena laboratory in Surat, and expand its operations in Antwerp to include diamondgrading.The GIA has secured premises for the two locations, and expects to open both...
Polished Markets Jan 09, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa Dynasty collection
Alrosa Fails to Sell 51ct. Dynasty
Alrosa withdrew the 51-carat Dynasty diamond from itsauction of a polished collection after realizing it would not fetch the pricethat the company had wanted.The Russian miner will now try to sell the stone at anotherauction,...
Mining Dec 03, 2017 Rapaport News
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Pink Diamonds Shine at Alrosa Polished Auction
Alrosa garnered $1.2 million at its colored diamond auction in Israel this month, noting good demand for rare pink stones. The mining company sold all 262 polished diamonds that were on offer, including...
Polished Markets Nov 26, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Star of Viluysk
ALROSA Israel Sale Fetches $22M
ALROSA sold $21.8 million of rough and polished diamonds atits tender in Israel in February, a spokesperson for the miner said in an emailto Rapaport News on Wednesday.The company sold 105 items at the event, which took placeduring...
Polished Markets Mar 01, 2017 Rapaport News
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De Beers Adds Polished Trading Platform
De Beers launched an online trading service that enables third parties to sell polished diamonds to other businesses on theminer’s existing auction platform.The pilot service is targeted at single stones weighing morethan 5 carats or those with a fancy color,...
Polished Markets Nov 06, 2016 Rapaport News
Graff Vendôme
Graff Reveals 105ct. Flawless Diamond in Paris
Graff Diamonds unveiled a pear, 105.07-carat, D, flawlessdiamond which was cut and polished by the jeweler’s own gemologists from arough stone discovered in Lesotho last year.The rough was recovered in May 2015 at Gem Diamonds’ Letšengmine,...
Retail Jun 21, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
India’s Diamond Trading Advances in May
India’s polished diamond exports jumped 13 percent year onyear to $1.97 billion in May, according to provisional data from the Gem &Jewellery Export Promotion Council. By volume, polished exports surged 15percent to 3 million carats. Polished imports...
Polished Markets Jun 20, 2016 Rapaport News
India’s Polished Diamond Exports +9% in April
India’s polished diamond exports jumped 8.8 percent year onyear to $1.78 billion in April, according to provisional data provided by theGem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. By volume, polished exportsincreased 3.1 percent to 2.6 million carats....
Polished Markets May 24, 2016 Rapaport News
India’s Polished Diamond Exports +4% in March
India’s polished diamond exports increased 4.3 percent yearon year to $1.83 billion in March, according to provisional data provided bythe nation’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). By volume,polished exports surged 25 percent to 3.5...
Polished Markets May 02, 2016 Rapaport News
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