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India’s polished diamond export declines 19.38% in June

18 july 2019

gjepc_logo_news.pngExports of cut and polished diamonds stood at $ 1.68 bln, a decline of 19.38% as compared to the $ 2.08 bln exported in June 2018, according to provisional data released by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).
Rough imports declined during June by 36.79% to $ 969.15 mln as compared to $ 1,533.23 mln imported during the previous June. In volume terms also, rough imports fell from 15.45 mln carats during June 2018 to 10.91 mln carats in June 2019.
Imports of cut and polished diamonds declined 24.59% to $ 106.40 mln in June 2019 from $ 141.10 mln in the same month a year earlier.
Polished diamond exports during April-June 2019 were down 17.33% to $ 5.20 bln as against the $ 6.29 bln exported over the same months last year, while imports of polished diamonds fell by 20.11% to $ 278.47 mln as compared to $ 348.55 mln for the same period of the previous year.
During April-June 2019, import of rough diamonds showed a decline of 25.78% to $ 3.41 bln from $ 4.60 bln a year earlier. In volume terms, imports fell by 24.98% from 47.78 mln cts in April-June 2018 to 35.84 mln cts in the same period in the current fiscal.
Exports of silver jewellery nearly doubled to US$ 237.01 million, and coloured gemstones exports fell by 11.82% to US$ 86.02 million in April-June 2019.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished.