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Japan's polished imports rise in November in carats, down in dollar terms

28 december 2009

Japanese imports of polished diamonds showed a rise in November on the year in volume terms, up 38.4 percent to 168,585 carats, but down 5.7 percent in volume terms to $52.4 million, according to data published by the The J Club, based on information supplied by the Customs Bureau of the Finance Ministry, says.
The average value of imports stood at $310.84 per carat, a fall of 31.8 percent.
Imports were down 21 percent in value and 17.8 percent in volume terms on October.
In the January-November period, Japan imported two million carats worth $575.9 million, averaging $287.61 per carat.
The figures for the first 11 months of the year were down 20.7 percent in financial terms and 5.5 percent by volume on the same period of 2008.
The poor performance of the Japanese economy this year has been reflected in its diamond import and diamond jewelry sales.