US imports $1.64 billion worth polished diamonds in August

  • The US imported $1.64 billion worth polished diamonds in August this year, up 23 percent compared to same period last year.
    Oct 17, 2011 05:18 PM

India diamond exports dips sharply in Nov

  • According to country's Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), India's net polished diamond exports fell to $378.7 million in November, a 37.7% year-over-year decline.
    Dec 27, 2011 02:16 PM

India gem, jewellery exports dip sharply in February

  • India's gems and jewellery exports dropped sharply last month to $2.7 billion from $4.5 billion in February 2011.
    Mar 20, 2012 05:02 PM

Certified polished diamond prices stable in April

  • India is under pressure as the new protectionist 2% polished diamond import tax has drastically reduced 1Q 2012 polished imports by 71% and exports by 42%.
    May 03, 2012 11:08 AM

India jewellery exports dip sharply to $3.2 billion in May

  • India's imports of cut and polished diamonds nosedived 82 percent year-on-year to $549 million in April-May this fiscal.
    Jul 02, 2012 01:56 PM

India jewelery, gems export drops for 3rd straight month

  • GJEPC also attributed decline in trading and exports of diamonds to the imposition of 2% import duty by the Indian government on polished diamonds.
    Jul 17, 2012 04:56 PM

Diamond: Polished markets face slow down in China demand

  • Dealers selling De Beers boxes at about 5% premium after 2012 production falls 11% to 27.87M Cts. Petra Diamonds 1H production +31% to 1.24M Cts., revenue +54% to $156M
    Feb 01, 2013 11:05 AM

India exports $1.689 billion polished diamond in Jan-2013

  • Imports of polished diamonds to India fell 39 percent to $597.70 million during January. Net polished exports, representing the excess of exports over imports, rose by 30 percent to $1.091 billion.
    Feb 19, 2013 03:29 PM

Uncertainty prevails in Diamond roughs market despite rise in production

  • Diamond rough prices have risen 7% in January-April due to speculative trading in secondary markets causing anxiety for diamond cutters as polished diamond prices continue to remain stable.
    Apr 26, 2013 01:10 PM

Diamond prices stable in first five months of 2013: Rapaport

  • Diamond makers have been hit by rise in rough prices and they had closed down operations in the month on account of summer vacations. The industry is facing a crisis on low volumes and tight liquidity, Rapaport report said. Rough's are facing tough weather on increase in prices by De Beers
    Jun 14, 2013 11:12 AM

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