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Zimbabwe "to Double Diamond Output to 10m carats"

January 31, 23 by John Jeffay

Zimbabwe aims to produce 10m carats of rough diamonds this year - which would double its 2022 output. But the figure is at odds with an estimate of 7m carats made by Winston Chitando, the mines and .... Read More...

Angola's 2022 Diamond Sales up to $1.95bn

January 31, 23 by John Jeffay

Angola exported 8.75m carats last year, well down on its original forecast of 13.8m. But total revenue was $1.95bn, the Ministry for Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas said, an increase of almost a.... Read More...

Belgium Calls For Global Boycott of Russian Diamonds

January 30, 23 by John Jeffay

Belgium's prime minister has again said opposes an EU ban on Russian diamonds, calling instead for a global boycott. Alexander De Croo was speaking as the 27 EU members prepared to implement... Read More...

Jewelry Raider Pepper-Sprays Worker

January 30, 23 by John Jeffay

Police in the US are hunting a raider who pepper-sprayed a female staff member during a raid on the jewelry counter at a Kohl's department store. The suspect was caught on surveillance footage ... Read More...

US Jewelry Sector is Shrinking - JBT

January 30, 23 by John Jeffay

The US jewelry sector is shrinking, according to the latest listings of retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers by JBT (Jewelers Board of Trade). The number of manufacturers in Q4 2022 was 2,412, down... Read More...

Memo by John Jeffay

January 26

Diamonds are a girl's best friend, so they say, but Devanshi Sanghvi would disagree. She was heiress to her family's $60m-plus diamond empire, but decided instead to take her vows as sadhvi - or nun - in the Jain religion...  Read More...

Trade Fair Guide

January 01

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