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The Moment of Truth

One thing is clear - the structure of the companies in the diamond industry will not remain the same

A Summary of 2014 and Forecast for 2015

The "dry facts" of 2014, indicating an increase of close to one percent in export, do not tell the true story of the year. Its most prominent feature was fluctuation - in the prices of both rough and polished diamonds: rough prices declined 6.9% in the last three months of 2014, the largest drop recorded in the past few years in a single quarter. In the price of polished, we witnessed a "roller coaster" in 2014 - a sharp downturn, a quick leap upwards and then another drop.

Global Rough Diamond Production Estimated to Hit Over 135 Million Carats in 2015

Based on an analysis of the world's 54 largest diamond mines by diamond industry analyst Paul Zimnisky, global diamond production will reach ...

Valentine’s Day Looks Promising for Diamond Sales

Despite storms and snowy weather plaguing the United States in the period leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2014, American jewelry companies ...

Diamonds are a Marketer’s Best Friend


WDC ‘Privatized’ – Now Represents Main Producers and Retailers

The members select a board. The president is elected by the board. The commercial interests driving the new board agenda are set by a few

2013 Diamond Pipeline: Lackluster with Few Sparkles

Outwardly, the annual 2013 diamond pipeline looks similar to the preceding year: the rough supplies into the value chain totaled $15.56 billion ...

Transparency Will Lead Us to a Better Today

Transparency in our operations cannot be postponed. It's not a plan for tomorrow morning, but for the day before yesterday. If you're not on board yet, you really need to hurry up. Now that we are subject to strict regulatory requirements, including the stringent demands of the Basel Accords, it's a no-brainer. If you want financing - in fact, if you want your business to live - you have to adapt to reality. And the sooner the better. It's not a cliche - it's the imperative of the moment
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