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Hong Kong Data Shows Declines Across Import and Exports of Rough and Polished
Hong Kong's polished diamond imports decreased 4 percent year on year to $9.3 billion during the first half of 2015, according to the Diamond Federation of Hong Kong, China Ltd. By volume, polished imports dropped 9 percent to 9.635...
Polished Markets Aug 10, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
Supergems India to Tender 200 Polished Diamonds at IIJS Show
Supergems India announced on Wednesday that it will offer 200 graded and certified diamonds at a polished tender between August 6 to August 10 at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS).The diamonds on offer include round and fancy shape...
Polished Markets Aug 05, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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India's Polished Diamond Exports -2% in June
India's polished diamond exports fell 2.2 percent year on year to $1.854 billion in June, according to provisional data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. Trading volume fell 6.8 percent to 2.626 million...
Rough Markets Jul 20, 2015 Jeff Miller
Amir Tiroche
Large-Size Diamond Market Under Pressure
Amir Tiroche is the owner and CEO of Tiroche Diamonds, which specializes in polishing diamonds larger than 10 carats. Tiroche has been a member of the Israeli diamond industry for nearly 40 years and recently shifted his...
Rough Markets Jul 03, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Antwerp Opens Sixth Diamond Trade Fair
Press Release: The sixth edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF), the world's exclusive by-invitation-only diamond trade show, kicked-off on Sunday. The fair welcomed hundreds of buyers, among them both delegations from...
Polished Markets Feb 02, 2015 AWDC
Sarine Reiterates Positive 4Q Guidance After Stock Tumbles
Sarine Technologies, a diamond manufacturing equipment marker, stated last week that the company expects to close the fourth quarter of 2014 with a profit in response to a sudden drop in its share price and heavy trading volume....
Technology Dec 29, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
India's Polished Diamond Exports +11% in November
India's polished diamond exports jumped 10.8 percent year on year to $1.559 billion in November, according to preliminary data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council.By volume, exports rose 41.8 percent to 2.59 million...
Manufacturing Dec 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
De Beers Diamond Sorting
De Beers October Sight Estimated at $460M
De Beers October sight closed with an estimated value of $460 million. The company reportedly lowered prices for several different categories of goods between 2 percent and 4 percent. Sightholders noted that De Beers also shifted the...
Rough Markets Oct 14, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
Polished Diamonds
Japan's June Polished Imports +7%
Japan’s polished diamond imports grew 7 percent year on year to $79.6 million in June 2014, ‎Momozawa reported based on Japanese Finance Ministry data. By volume, however, polished imports declined 37 percent ‎to 152,581 carats, while the...
Polished Markets Aug 11, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
Antwerp Beurs Voor Diamanthandel
Belgium's Polished Diamond Exports Flat in June
Belgium's polished diamond exports in June were flat at $1.363 billion, according to data released by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre. In terms of volume, exports fell 13 percent to 557,817 carats. Polished diamond importsrose 5 percent to $1.509 billion,...
Polished Markets Jul 11, 2014 Jeff Miller
Israel Diamond Exchange
Israel Diamond Exchange Tests New Security Identification System
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has begun pilot testing an advanced security system to identify exchange members by their facial features, body language and behavior. The system has been installed at the Diamond Tower...
Rough Markets Mar 05, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
De Beers Diamond Sorting
De Beers Contributes $1B in Profit to Anglo American
De Beers revenue rose 5 percent year on year to $6.4 billion in 2013, according its parent company Anglo American, which reported group results this morning. De Beers rough diamond price index increased 2 percent with an ''average...
Mining Feb 14, 2014 Jeff Miller
Rough Diamonds
India's Polished Diamond Exports +51% in July
India's polished diamond exports surged 50.8 percent year on year to $1.566 billion in July, according to provisional data provided by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). Polished imports, meanwhile, skyrocketed 86.7 percent...
Manufacturing Aug 23, 2013 Jeff Miller
Polished Diamonds
U.S. Polished Imports +19%, Exports +40% in April
Polished diamond imports in the U.S. spiked 19 percent year on year in April to $1.71 billion, led by a 20 percent jump in price per carat at $1,934. But polished diamond exports surged 40 percent to $1.609 billion as the price per...
Polished Markets Jun 06, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Polished Prices Hold Steady in March
While trading slowed in the U.S. and Israel during the Passover holiday, demand in India remained selective with the best activity in the 0.30ct. to 0.69ct. range. Polished prices during March held steady, according...
Retail Apr 03, 2013 Rapaport News
India Budget FY14
India's Budget Offers No Surprises For Jewelry Trade
Members of India’s gem and jewelry trade were relieved that the government didn’t further hike ‎the country’s gold import duty as part of the federal budget for fiscal 2013-14 but they were also...
Polished Markets Feb 28, 2013 Dilipp S Nag
Rough Diamonds
India to Weigh Recommendations For Becoming Rough Trading Hub
India unveiled recommendations designed to make the country an international trading hub for rough diamonds. The proposal addresses special import and trading zones, duty-free rules and creating a beneficiation policy, among other issues....
Rough Markets Feb 13, 2013 Dilipp S Nag
ASSOCHAM Gems and Jewellery Report
China's Rough Diamond Deals May Impact Surat Industry
Surat’s diamond manufacturing sector is facing increased competition from China, ‎putting a dent the Indian city’s status as a leading polishing and cutting hub. ‎A report by the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) ‎noted...
Manufacturing Dec 05, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
India-Belgium Minister
India, Belgium Ministers Meet to Strengthen Ties
India called for institutional cooperation between the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) and domestic diamond facilities, mainly in the areas of diamond and gemstone grading and sorting, research and development, certification and...
Polished Markets Aug 03, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Lemon Successfully Completes First Tender on its Online Solution
Press Release: Lemon Technologies announced the successful completion of the first tender on its new online rough diamond tender and auction solution. The tender was conducted in Antwerp by a leading diamond group.The online solution of Lemon Technologies has many unique features and can be used as a tender...
Polished Markets Jul 16, 2012 Lemon Technologies
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