Belgium Exports $1.18 Billion of Polished in MayJune 12, 12
During the month,
The average value of exports – $1,771.20 per carat – increased just 6.9 percent year-over-year, but jumped 20.3 percent compared to April.
The volume of exports declined 20.6 percent to 666,613 carats.
Polished diamond imports, of 680,279, worth a stated $1.03 billion, were a 25 percent decline in volume and 14.5 percent in value compared to May 2011.
Compared to April of this year, the value of imports increased 10.3 percent.
The added value of
In the first five months of 2012, the added value was 13.9 percent.