International Jewelry & Diamond Conference (Guangzhou) 2018

The International Jewelry & Diamond Conference (Guangzhou) 2018, co-organized by Guangzhou Diamond Exchange, Guangdong Gems & Jade Exchange and Antwerp World Diamond Centre, was held on Nov 27 2018 More than 600 delegates from home and abroad attended the conference

Antwerp Diamond Day

On 28 Nov 2018, 6 Chinese jewelers signed on to be DnA (Diamonds & Antwerp) Ambassadors in Guangzhou, witnessed by the Governor of Antwerp Cathy Berx, Consul General of Belgium in Guangzhou Joris Salden, Guangzhou Diamond Exchange Chairman Zhu Yongsheng and General Manager Liang Weizhang

Run of Mine Diamond Tender

From 19th-26th April, Guangzhou Diamond Exchange held a Run of Mine Diamond Tender in Guangzhou All parcels with a total weight of over 230,000 cts have been successfully transacted

Generic Public Course on Rough Diamonds

In March 2018, Guangzhou Diamond Exchange opened its first Generic Public Course on Rough Diamonds, including theoretical learning, trading experience sharing, factory visiting, as well as goods viewing, and the industry responded enthusiastically

Seminar on Diamond Supply and Demand

In March 2018, Stephane Fischler, President of World Diamond Council visited Guangzhou Diamond Exchange, and shared his view on China facing new opportunity and challenge on diamond supply

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De Beers’ Sight Two of 2019 at $490M, but 13% Behind 2018


De Beers sold $490 million worth of rough diamonds in Cycle 2 2019 , down 13% at their second sight last year,holding steady at just $10 million less than their January sale but at a lower level than last year.The combined sales for the first two sights of the year have fallen by 20% compared to 2018.
As Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers Group, tells it, "Demand for rough diamonds  holding steady during the second sales cycle of 2019. While overall demand for lower value rough diamonds remains subdued, we did see demand from India has increased as factories begin to replenish. "On the whole, the market seems to have not emerged from the oversupply situation in 2017, and rough diamond supply continues to be robust, though it should fall off a little this year.
Source: De Beers

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