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[28 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

Diamond dealers have drastically reduced their purchases from diamond cutters which has affected the overall market flow. Diamond dealers also expect that jewelry manufacturers will follow suit and not purchase new inventory for the upcoming holidays. As of July there was little rough diamond cutting and manufacturing coming into the market with plenty of polished available.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

The amount of goods deferred or outright refused was less than in previous years. Manufacturers are expected to begin ramping up their polished production from the current levels by the end of June. De Beer’s diamond boxes were trading on the secondary market at very slight premiums and with credit terms of up to 90 days.

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[28 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

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[28 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

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[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

While few dealers argued that point, manufacturers countered that there not only being squeezed by reduced bank credit, but by rough prices remain high in a declining polished market. DeBeers maintained relatively stable prices at the December site, which closed with an estimated value of $600 million. Rapaport estimates that DeBeers rough sales rose 14% to more than $6.5 billion in 2014, boosted by price appreciation and a stronger than usual second half of the year.