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Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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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

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Gokhran Announced Rough Diamond Purchase worth RUB 3.5 Billion

23 april 2014

Gokhran intends to purchase rough diamonds worth up to RUB 3.52 billion at open auction sales by the end of 2014, reports. The gemstones will be procured for purposes of replenishment of the State Fund.
Gokhran released an announcement of the proposed deal at the official portal for public procurement. Applications for participation in the bidding procedures shall be submitted till November 28, 2014. The auction sales are scheduled on December 2.
Last year Gokhran acquired to the state Fund rough diamonds fr om the Russian monopoly ALROSA worth a total of RUB 8 billion (equal to 6% of the total revenue of ALROSA).  Gokhran used about 80% of the funds allocated for replenishment of the state reserves of precious stones and metals, to purchase stock from ALROSA.
Gokhran was initially going to buy rough diamonds from ALROSA worth a maximum of RUB 4 billion, but later it revised these figures and re-allocated their funds in favor of precious metals.
In the current year Gokhran’s budgeted lim it for purchases of precious metals and stones to the State Fund is set at RUB 9.45 billion.