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ALROSA sells large diamonds worth $10.5 mln at the auction in Dubai

ALROSA, the world's largest diamond mining company, has sold special size rough diamonds (weighing more than 10.8 carats) during the international auction in Dubai, which took place from May 27 to June 14, 2018. The results were summed up...

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HRD Antwerp and Russian Ministry of Finance signed cooperation agreement

In the context of the KP Intersessional taking place this week, which has brought the diamond world to Antwerp, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, represented by the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Aleksey Vladimirovich...

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The Guild of Jewellers of Russia to create a jewellery aggregator

The Guild of Jewellers of Russia Association is planning to create a jewellery aggregator, which will bring transparency and clarity in the business of online jewellery trading.

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CAR struggling to resume diamond exports, tax revenue lags

The Central African Republic (CAR) is battling to resume diamond sales despite a partial lifting of a ban on its gem exports by the Kimberley Process.

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Rapaport Group Says De Beers Destroying Transparency

Claims De Beers Does Not Allow Clients to Disclose the Source of Their Diamonds.

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Diamonds Aren't Forever

04 june 2018
(Bloomberg) - For the inheritor of a century-old oligopoly that once held the world diamond trade in its fist, De Beers Group Chief Executive Officer Bruce Cleaver has an odd approach to marketing. “Lab-grown are not special, they’re not real, they’re not unique. You can make exactly the same one again and again,” he told Thomas Biesheuvel of Bloomberg News last Tuesday, after announcing that the Anglo American Plc-controlled company would start selling synthetic gem diamonds for as little as $800 a carat from September.

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