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Russia's Jan-Sep rough Diamond exports drop 18% Y/Y

  • Russia's rough exports reached 5.416 million carats in the third quarter of 2015 - down 28% year-on-year. In value terms, its exports slumped to $ 583 million or 1.7 times as less as last year.

India's polished Diamond exports fall 15% to $1.32 bn in Nov: GJEPC

  • Rough diamond imports plummeted 60% to $624.9 million and rough exports slumped 34% to $62.1 million, leaving net imports - rough imports minus exports - 61% lower at $562.8 million.

Diamcor's second tender of Q3 realizes $150/ct

  • Combined sales in the quarter surged 95% to 9,469 carats, according to a statement December 18. Revenue soared 78% to an estimated $1.2 million compared with sales in the previous period.

Alrosa recovers 106-ct Diamond from Jubilee pipe

  • The diamond is of a "4 Black Sawables 2 colour" quality and has an octahedral shape; it is transparent, with a moderate yellowish hue. There are small olivine, graphite and sulphide inclusions in this crystal.

Belgium's Nov polished Diamond exports fall 12% to $920.4 mn: AWDC

  • Rough imports slumped 43% to $709.3 million and rough exports plummeted 54% to $643.4 million. Net rough imports, representing imports minus exports, moved from negative $171 million to positive $65.8 million during the month.

Debswana to bring production for 2016 down to 20mn ct

  • This target will be achieved, the Company said, by "producing more from Jwaneng Mine which is a high value, low cost asset and reducing production from Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM)". Jwaneng Mine will produce around 12 million carats whilst OLDM will produce around eight million carats, the company specified.

Petra Diamonds sells pink Diamond for $10.05 mn

  • The diamond was bought by Golden Yellow Diamonds on behalf of M.A. Anavi Diamond Group, a leading diamond manufacturer and specialist in large and unique coloured diamonds, Petra said.

US polished Diamond imports fall 3.7% to $2.16 bn in October

  • Rough diamond imports slumped 58% in October to $16.51 million, while rough exports fell 38% to $24 million, leaving net rough imports at negative $7 million compared with positive $1 million a year earlier.

Global grown Diamond output to hit 20 mn carats by 2030: Industry Body

  • Grown diamonds are sustainable and pertinent source of diamonds. These diamonds provide a sustainable, ecological and origin guaranteed source of diamonds, it said.
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