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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
Fancy color diamonds
Lemon TechnoMist Hosts Diamond Manufacturing Event in Antwerp
Press Release: Lemon TechnoMist Private Ltd. (LTM), jointly with HRD, Antwerp, organized a unique event ''Science of Value Creation in Diamond Manufacturing'' at AWDC/HRD, Hoveniersstraat 22, 2018 in Antwerp on June 26 and 27.During the event, LTM...
Manufacturing Jun 28, 2012 Lemon TechnoMist
Fancy color diamonds
Lemon TechnoMist to Hold Event on Value Creation in Diamond Manufacturing
Press Release: Lemon TechnoMist Private Ltd. (LTM), jointly with HRD Antwerp, is pleased to announce a unique event ''Science of Value Creation in Diamond Manufacturing'' at AWDC/HRD, Hoveniersstraat 22, 2018 in Antwerp on June 26 and 27. During this...
Manufacturing Jun 21, 2012 Lemon TechnoMist
Rough Diamonds
Rough Prices to Remain Flat in 2012 Says BMO
Rough diamond prices are likely to remain flat at current levels in 2012 given near-term ‎economic uncertainty, BMO Capital Markets projected.‎‎“The 2012 outlook for rough diamond prices appears to be more muted,” said BMO analysts...
Rough Markets Jun 11, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Polished Diamonds
U.S. April Polished Diamond Imports -17%
U.S. polished diamond imports for the month of April fell nearly 17 percent year on year to $1.431 billion. The quantity of polished goods also dropped in April, by 13 percent, to 888,146 carats. Polished diamond exports fell 13 percent...
Polished Markets Jun 08, 2012 Jeff Miller
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USPTO Issues Trademark to Worldwide Diamond Trademarks
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) approved the trademark ''The Canadian Diamond Certificate The Mark Of A Diamond That is Mined, Cut And Polished In Canada.'' The trademark application was filed on October 5, 2004...
Financial-Legal May 11, 2012 Jeff Miller
Polished Diamonds
India Waives Import Duty on Diamonds Sent for Grading
India has waived its 2 percent import duty on cut and polished diamonds sent abroad for certification or grading purposes. The exemption follows the introduction of a 2 percent import tax on polished stones on January 17, 2012...
Polished Markets Mar 01, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
Diamonds
Diamond Sector May See a Slow First Half
The diamond industry could see a slow and challenging first half this year with rough and polished prices remaining fragile as well as volatile, and dependent upon growth from consumers in Asia and the...
Rough Markets Jan 20, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
CARE Ratings
Economic Concerns May Hurt India’s Gems & Jewelry Exports
Ongoing global economic uncertainties are expected to impact India’s gems and jewelry sector, with operating margins for diamond cutting projected to remain under pressure, warned Credit Analysis & Research Ltd. (CARE Ratings)....
Polished Markets Dec 28, 2011 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamond News Broadcast
Download MP3 audio.Trends noted in the October 5th Rapaport Research report for polished diamond prices indicated that diamond demand is mainly being driven by existing retail orders with very little dealer trading. Polished...
Polished Markets Oct 05, 2011 Rapaport News
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ALROSA's Sales +23%
ALROSA sold approximately $3.15 billion worth of rough and polished goods during the first eight months of 2011, compared with $2.57 billion in the first eight months of 2010. ALROSA reported sales of $2.16 billion...
Mining Sep 06, 2011 Jeff Miller
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