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ALROSA Meets With Diamond Banks And Funds To Discuss Industry Developments

A delegation of ALROSA's management, led by CEO Sergey Ivanov, met with representatives of the industry's largest banks and non-bank financial institutions to discuss the latest trends and developments in the diamond industry as part of a workshop hosted by the company.

IGI Provides Sustainable and Secure Way to Purchase Rare & Valuable Argyle Pink Diamonds

The International Gemological Institute (IGI), has joined forces with John Glajz, a Singapore-based authorized partner of Argyle Pink Diamonds for nearly 25 years, to certify these gems, which are some of the rarest in the world, creating The Collector’s Edition: An Exclusive Selection of Argyle Pink Diamonds.

DMCC: Diamond Industry Needs New Narrative, Rebrand To Secure Future

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has published a thought leadership report entitled, ‘Diamonds Changing Forever’.

The report is available in Arabic and English, and can be downloaded online here: https://www.dmcc.ae/thought-leadership-diamonds

Dubai Diamond Exchange Sells $50 Million of Rough at Tender

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) – a subsidiary of DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – announced today that it had successfully hosted one of the largest rough diamond tenders ever to take place in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

ALROSA's sales of rough and polished diamonds reach $264.4 million in October

In October 2019, ALROSA Group sold $264.4 million worth of rough and polished diamonds. Rough diamond sales by value amounted to $253.9 million, polished diamond sales - $10.4 million.

ALROSA's total rough and polished diamond sales in January-October 2019 amounted to $2,686.6 million. During the nine months of 2019, rough diamonds were sold for $2,639.4 million, polished diamonds - for $47.2 million.

The Israel Diamond Exchange is Gearing Up for an Exciting IDWI 2020

Ramat Gan, Israel, November 6, 2019: The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is gearing up for a very exciting International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held from February 10 – 12, 2020.  The annual event is held on IDE’s immense trading floor and attracts hundreds of international buyers from over 20 countries.

The 2020 IDWI will be themed “I Love Natural Diamonds”, in keeping with IDE’s video campaign produced in cooperation with the World Federation of Diamond Bourses. The event will feature a series of TED-like talks that will address the timeliest issues of interest to the global diamond industry, such as marketing to millennials and the role of Instagram “influencers” in diamond demand.

SSEF’s Automated Synthetic Diamond Screener Achieves Total Accuracy in DPA’s ASSURE Program

The Automated Spectral Diamond Inspection (ASDI) device, an automated small synthetic diamond screener that was first released in 2014 by the Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF, has been evaluated by the ASSURE Program of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and proved to be one the few instruments to have successfully passed 100% of the tests administered.

DDC Hosts Tenth India Diamond Week 

This week, the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) of New York, in conjunction with the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), hosted over 50 exhibitors and several hundred buyers at its tenth India Diamond Week on the DDC’s state-of-the-art trading floor at the International Gem Tower in Manhattan. The DDC is creating trading opportunities in today’s market by welcoming international diamantaires to trade at the largest bourse in the U.S.