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India’s polished exports for Sept.’14 up by 11.2%

31 october 2014
India’s Cut & Polished exports for month of Sept ’14 of US$ 2663.66 million ( 3627000 carats), registering a increase of 11.19 percent as against US$ 2395.50 million (3322000 carats) during Sept.’13, according to the provisional figures announced by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India.
For the period of Apl. to Sept ’14, polished exports totalled US$ 12083.78 million (18167000 carats) as against US$ 12434.60 million (19154000 carats) for the period Apl. to Sept 13, registering a decline of 2.82 percent.
Exports of rough diamonds recorded US$ 151.06 million (3487000 carats) for Sept.’14 as against US$ 123.66 million (2623000 carats) in Sept.’13, registering an increase of 22.16 percent.
However, there is a decrease in exports of rough to US$ 767.09 million for Apl.14- Sept.’14 from US$ 809.84 million for the period Apl 13- Sept.’13, registering a decline of 5.28 percent.
Imports of rough diamonds have risen to US$ 9388.89 million (74475000 carats) for the period Apl.14 – Sept 14 from US$ 8589.42 million (81477000 carats) in Apl.13- Sept ’13, registering a 9.31 percent rise, while carat wise it shows a decrease by 8.59 percent. Rough import for the month of Sept.’14 too shows a rise recording US$ 1491 million (12963000 carats) compared to US$ 1282.53 million (12044000 carats) for the Sept 13, showing an increase of 15.55 percent.
Total polished diamond imports (by SEZ+ Bonded warehouse +Mumbai DTA+Surat DTA+ other DTA) recorded US$ 3744.57 million for Apl.14 – Sept ’14 as against US$3404.97 million for the same period last year, an increase of 9.97 percent.
For the month of Sep. ’14 too, polished imports recorded a high of US$1096.74 million from US$ 606 million in Sept.’13, registering an increase of 80.84 percent.

Aruna Gaitonde, Rough&Polished correspondent in India