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ALROSA does not expect significant price fluctuations in the diamond market

31 august 2016
( - Alrosa does not expect any significant price fluctuations in the diamond market during the second half of 2016, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of thecompany Igor Kulichik said in a conference call.
"In the second half of the year we do not expect any big surprises in the diamond market. Our forecast remains conservative: we expect a flat price level, but do not expect a surge or decline in demand," - said Kulichik.
He also noted that ALROSA's diamond stock now stands at 16 million carats, which he estimated at about $1.5 billion.
"We plan to sell about 37-38 million carats (in 2016), perhaps this figure will be greater by the end of the year," - said Kulichik, adding that the company expects to keep diamond stock at the current level or even increase it in the second half of the year.
ALROSA is Russia's largest diamond producer, it owns mining operations in Yakutia and Arkhangelsk region, developing 11 kimberlite pipes and 16 alluvial deposits. At the end of 2015 the ALROSA Group produced 38.3 million carats of diamonds. In 2016, it plans to produce about 37 million carats.