LEO SCHACHTER AGAIN LEADS WITH $288 MILLION IN POLISHED EXPORTS
Ramat Gan, Israel, February 18, 2015: The annual list of Israel’s largest polished diamond exporters was published by the Israel Diamond Controller’s Office in the Ministry of Economy. For the fourth consecutive year Leo Schachter Diamonds tops the list, with net exports of $288 million in 2014.
Second and third on the list of top exporters are again M.I.D. House of Diamonds with $243 million and A.A. Rachminov Diamonds with $219 million. In 4th and 5th place are Niru Diamonds Israel and Andre Messika, with $156 million and $125 million in net exports, respectively.
Next on the list are: Ofer Mizrahi Diamonds in 6th place with $105 million, D.N. Diamonds in 7th place with $102 million and Yoshfe Diamonds International in 8th place with $96 million. In 9th place is O.S.G. Polishing with $88 million and in 10thplace Poligem with $70 million.
Total net polished exports of the 20 largest companies in 2014 stood at $1.93 billion, or about 31% of Israel’s net total polished exports in 2014 of $6.3 billion.
The Diamond Controller noted that the list of 20 does not include exporters that requested that their data remain unpublished.