GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...


Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

ALROSA reports 2015 IFRS results

17 march 2016
ALROSA’s 2015 revenue totaled RUB 224.5 bn, up 8% y-o-y. Despite a 24% decline in sales volumes in 2015, the favorable FX market environment contributed to the strong 2015 financial results. EBITDA grew by 26% and totaled RUB 118.5 bn, with EBITDA margin going up to 53%. Net income totaled RUB 32.2 bn as compared to net losses of RUB 16.8 bn in 2014.
Andrey Zharkov, CEO of PJSC ALROSA, commented: “After a decline in rough diamond market activity in 2H 2015, we note signs of recovering market demand for the Company’s main products. ALROSA’s strong FY 2015 financial results were supported by both sales favorable FX market environment and the Company’s cost control initiatives.”