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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Feb 14, 2019 10:59 AM

Polished market improving, with suppliers selling at lower prices to generate liquidity. Rough trading cautious as high rough prices and weak polished continue to squeeze midstream profits. Shortages of top-make goods due to reduced manufacturing, but large inventory of leftover lower-quality diamonds. Chinese government reports retail sales +9% during 7-day Lunar New Year holiday. High-end luxury robust as Boucheron owner Kering sees strong growth in US and Asia. NRF expects jewelry to top list of Valentine’s Day gifts. Alrosa Jan. sales -44% to $282M. Belgium Jan. polished exports -4% to $777M, rough imports -33% to $727M. Rapaport announces Trade Mission to Surat April 8-11.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady demand for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: Polished trading quiet for February. A lot of calls for short-term memo, but fewer sales. Buyers are looking for deals and are able to push suppliers’ prices lower. Steady demand for 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A3+ goods. Some shortages in top-make RapSpec A2+ diamonds. Strong online jewelry promotions for Valentine’s Day.

Belgium: Mixed outlook for the market, with suppliers to the Far East doing well before the Hong Kong show. US buyers holding back. Solid demand for 0.30 to 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A2+ (3X, no-fluorescence) diamonds. Fewer fresh goods becoming available. Rough trading cautious, with De Beers and Alrosa products selling at lower premiums on the secondary market.

Israel: Sentiment improving. Dealers concentrating on the US while Far East returns from Chinese New Year break. Good orders for 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A3+ diamonds. 0.30 to 0.50 ct. and 0.70 ct. selling after recent price cuts. Rough trading stable, with steady interest in specials (above 10.8 ct.).

India: Dealers preparing for Hong Kong show, stimulating better activity in Bharat Diamond Bourse. Overseas buyers interested in 0.30 to 2 ct., H-K, VS2-I1 stones. Little buzz around IIJS Signature fair, but steady gold jewelry market for wedding season. Liquidity concerns amid bankruptcy rumors of small-scale manufacturers. Polished production levels remain restrained.

Hong Kong: Polished trading sluggish as dealers slowly return from Chinese New Year vacation. Activity expected to pick up in next two weeks ahead of Hong Kong show, which starts Feb. 28. Solid demand for 1 ct., D-I, VS-SI goods (3X, no-fluorescence). Retail sales good during Lunar festival and for Valentine’s Day. Stable Chinese tourist traffic during the season.
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Feb 21, 2019 10:59 AM

Rising expectations for Hong Kong show (Feb. 26), with hope that Chinese buyers will resume bulk orders following 2018 slowdown. Dealers uncertain about prices. Suppliers taking a lot of goods to the show. Top-make RapSpec A2+ seeing steady demand and short supply. Rough market cautious ahead of De Beers sight, as manufacturers are squeezed by high rough prices and inflated polished inventory. De Beers 2018 revenue +4% to $6.1B, earnings -34% to $349M, average price +6% to $171/ct. Petra Diamonds appoints Richard Duffy as CEO, 1H revenue +8% to $207M, loss of $58M vs. loss of $118M the previous year. India Jan. polished exports -16% to $1.7B, rough imports -40% to $858M.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady demand for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: Suppliers working directly with retailers on program goods doing well. Dealers having tough time amid slow trading. Memo houses busy, with short-term consignment goods selling more easily than long-term. Steady demand for 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A3+ diamonds. Mixed reports about Valentine’s Day, with busy traffic at big brands and shift to lower price points.

Belgium: Polished trading slow for this time of year. Steady demand for 0.50 to 1 ct., G-M, VS-SI, with shortage in lower colors. Focus on filling specific requests from US and Europe, rather than bulk orders. Little excitement for Hong Kong show. Rough dealers cautious due to tight liquidity and reduced manufacturing.

Israel: Quiet market, with suppliers hoping Hong Kong show will stimulate better activity. Many attending the show without exhibiting. Dealers struggling to compete with India on price. Stable demand for 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A3+ goods; shortage of K-M colors. Large stones and nice-make fancy shapes selling well.

India: Suppliers optimistic for Hong Kong show, with signs of improvement in polished trading. Overseas buyers looking for top-make VS-I1 goods, with shortages in select categories. Manufacturers maintaining lower production, as inventory of low-quality polished remains high. Tight liquidity due to reduced bank credit, squeezed profit margins and delayed payments from some overseas clients. Local jewelry market slow.

Hong Kong: Wholesale trading improving, with some pre-orders before the Hong Kong show, which begins Feb. 26. Dealers optimistic for show as buyers have refrained from bulk orders for some time. Good demand for 1 ct., F-K, SI-I1, VG+ diamonds. 0.30 to 0.70 ct., G-I, SI-I1 also selling well. Jewelers more optimistic than before, with sentiment buoyed by strong ecommerce growth.
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Feb 28, 2019 10:59 AM

Slow start to Hong Kong show, but optimistic Far East buyers are restocking inventory after Chinese New Year. Dealers hoping show will stimulate better trading after sluggish Jan./Feb. Rough market cautious as profit margins remain tight despite rough-price reductions at De Beers sight. Swiss lab SSEF launches GemTrack, linking polished to rough colored stones. Michael Hill 1H sales -3% to $226M, profit +124% to $14M. Sarine 4Q sales -6% to $12M, profit -85% to $93,000. Rio Tinto diamond revenue -2% to $695M, profit +28% to $118M. Lucara 2018 revenue -20% to $176M, profit -82% to $12M. De Beers appoints Nompumelelo Zikalala CEO of merged South Africa and Canada mining divisions.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady demand for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: New York trading stable with many suppliers at Hong Kong show. Shortage of fine-quality (3X, no-fluorescence) SI goods. Excess supply of lower-quality stones. Steady interest in 1 ct., G-J, VS2-I1 diamonds. Retail market seasonally slow with focus on bridal ahead of summer wedding season. Jewelers seeing rising demand for lab-grown diamonds.

Belgium: Polished market slowly improving. Dealers expecting large-stone demand at Hong Kong show. Fancy shapes slow. 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI diamonds selling well, but buyers insisting on top makes. Goods with faint fluorescence sell at significantly lower prices. Slightly better premiums on rough secondary market.

Israel: Local trading quiet. Large delegation of dealers and suppliers traveled to Hong Kong fair. High hopes the show will stimulate stronger activity in Ramat Gan bourse. Suppliers holding prices firm for 0.70 to 1.49 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec A2+ diamonds (3X, no fluorescence). Good demand at large-stone rough auctions.

India: Sentiment weak as many dealers traveled to the Hong Kong show. Suppliers holding large volume of goods that are difficult to move. Steady demand for 1 ct., G-J, VS-I1 diamonds. 2 ct.+ slow.Manufacturers remain cautious as profit margins continue to be squeezed and polished production remains relatively low.

Hong Kong: Positive sentiment among local traders, with many foreign dealers and buyers in town for the show. Big local brands looking for goods. Jewelers still assessing Chinese New Year sales and are expected to restock in coming months. Steady demand for 0.30 to 1 ct., D-J, VS-SI (3X, no-fluorescence) stones. Fancy-color diamonds also selling well.
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Rezolúcia OSN na reformu Kimberleyského procesu .


RAPORT ... Valné zhromaždenie Organizácie Spojených národov (VZ OSN) prijalo uznesenie, ktoré vyzýva k reformám s cieľom zvýšiť účinnosť Kimberleyského procesu (KP),ktoré navrhla Svetová rada pre diamanty (WDC).

Európska únia navrhla uznesenie na 73. zasadnutí zhromaždenia 1. marca a všetci 193 členovia Valného zhromaždenia OSN sa dohodli.

"Najväčšou výzvou je prijatie uznesenia Valného zhromaždenia OSN, a to nielen preto, že odzrkadľuje výzvu na reformu, ktorú sme obhajovali spoločne s občianskou spoločnosťou na najnovšom plenárnom zasadnutí KP v Bruseli, ale aj preto, lebo bola schválená s podporou všetkých členských krajín Organizácie Spojených národov vrátane tých, na ktorých územiach sa diamanty ťažia, spracujú, obchodujú a predávajú v šperkoch, "uviedol v pondelok prezident WDC Stephane Fischler.

Tento krok sleduje odvolanie Fischlera, aby KP uskutočnil zmeny svojej politiky - predovšetkým rozšírenie svojej definície konfliktných diamantov - počas mimoriadneho zasadnutia, ktoré sa konalo minulý týždeň na Valnom zhromaždení OSN. Spoločnosť WDC podporila návrh Kanady na tento účel na plenárnom zasadnutí KP v novembri.

"Dúfame, že tento celosvetový záväzok neustáleho zlepšovania celistvosti globálneho dodávateľského reťazca nehrdzavejúcej diamanty všetkými týmito krajinami sa v priebehu tohto roka zopakuje na fóre Kimberleyského procesu," dodal Fischler.

Podpora OSN zdôrazňuje postavenie WDC, uviedla Rada a dodala, že dúfa, že to bude znamením zvýšenej účasti na KP v budúcnosti.

"Zdôraznila našu hlbokú vieru, že úloha KP je nielen obranná, ale aj proaktívna, pretože je katalyzátorom vytvárania spoločností s udržateľnými ekonomickými príležitosťami," vysvetlil Fischler.

Uznesenie bolo tiež prijaté od členov priemyselného odvetvia.

"Plne podporujem výzvu OSN a Svetovej diamantovej rady na posilnenie kimberleyského procesu," uviedol v pondelok tweeter David Bouffard, viceprezident pre korporátne záležitosti Signet Jewelers. "Kľúčové postavenie KP zohráva dôležitú úlohu pri neustálom zlepšovaní integrity celosvetového dodávateľského reťazca šperkov."

Image: 2018 Predseda Kimberley Process Hilde Hardeman sa obrátil na Valné zhromaždenie OSN. (World Diamond Council)
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RAPAPORT ... Prvý Čínsko-Izraelský diamantový týždeň sa uskutoční v Shenzhene v apríli.

Podujatie organizované Izraelskou spoločnosťou (IDE), Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) a Guangdong Land Holding - bude zahŕňať seminár, podpísanie memoranda o spolupráci, návštevy výrobných zariadení diamantových šperkov a sieťových podujatí.

Na prehliadke sa bude konať stretnutie predajcov , kde izraelskí vystavovatelia predstavia svoje diamanty čínskym kupujúcim.

"Čínsko-Izraelský týždeň Diamantov prináša úzke vzťahy medzi IDE a SDE na ešte vyššiu úroveň," uviedol v pondelok prezident IDE Yoram Dvash. "Toto je prvá sólová výstava IDE v Číne. Je to vynikajúca príležitosť získať expozíciu na tomto najdôležitejšom trhu a sme veľmi nadšení. "

Žiadne ohrozenie Čínou nebude ???
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HRD vykoná zmeny v laboratórnych certifikátoch .

Mar 6, 2019 8:32 Od Rapaport News


RAPAPORT ... HRD Antverp zmenil systém , ktorý používa vo svojich laboratórnych diamantových certifikátoch, aby zodpovedal správam o prírodných kameňoch.

Grading lab, ktorý od roku 2013 vydáva dokumenty pre voľné syntetické materiály, rozšíri svoje kategórie farieb pre diamanty pestované v laboratóriách a aktualizuje svoju terminológiu 4Cs tak, aby zodpovedala certifikáciám, ktoré vydáva pre prírodné diamanty.

Zatiaľ čo starý laboratórne osvedčený diamantový certifikát obsahoval päť farieb, od svetla po bezfarebné, nová verzia uvádza 13, D je najvyššia známka a SZ je najnižšia. Nové osvedčenie obsahuje aj 10 stupňov jasnosti, od lupy j čistoty (LC) až po P3 (s odvolaním sa na piqué), zatiaľ čo triedy predchádzajúcej správy obsahovali (I).

Zmena, ktorá sa začína tento týždeň, nasleduje po internom rozhodnutí poskytnúť zákazníkom čo najpresnejšiu klasifikačnú správu, ktorá poskytuje "pravdivý" popis diamantu.

"Úloha klasifikačného laboratória musí byť 100% nestranná a informovať spotrebiteľa o presnej kvalite kameňa ... či je to laboratórne alebo prírodné," dodal hovorca.

Americký gemologický inštitút (GIA) plánuje aj krátko aktualizovať svoje správy o syntetických diamantoch, ale nepovedal presne kedy. Certifikáty obsahujú aj obmedzený počet farebných a jasných kategórií v porovnaní so správami, ktoré vydáva pre prírodné diamanty.

Okrem toho plánuje spustiť štúdiu o výrobe šperkov, ktorá poskytne všeobecný popis šperkov, ako aj podrobnosti o všetkých syntetických diamantoch, ktoré obsahuje, a o kovoch, z ktorých sa vyrába. Nová správa bude k dispozícii v septembri.
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Žiadne ohrozenie Čínou nebude ??? :mrgreen:
Čínské kotouče s diamanty od Putina a nebo s krvavými diamanty od Žida s malým pérem. :mrgreen: Hlavně, že jsou levné a dobře brousí.
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Já mám řezací kotouč z Tchaiwanu, odkud berou diamanty to nevím.
Pak mám ještě odtamtud "japonskou" brusku. Co je na ní japonského to přesně nevím.
« Poslední úpravu provedl(a) opal v 7. 3. 2019, 13:19. »
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Vyrobca je ktora firma?
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Shinko.

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Na leštenie opálov ideálne.
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I acháty na tom jdou dobře. Dodělal jsem si hrubší kotouče.
Akorát je to bruska pro strojírenství (broušení nožů, nástrojů) a není stavěná na vyšší zátěž ( motor 125W). Takže po 20-30 minutách práce se musí nechat chladnout.
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Ohľadne spotreby el. energie Japonci majú dobré elektromotory .
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To já právě nevím, jestli ten motor je japonský. Brusné kameny jsou japonské,
"karosérie" čínská (tchajwanská) nekvalitně zpracovaná.
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Na elektromotore by malo uvedené kto je výrobca pre IMAHASI výrobca elektromotorov je HITASCHI tak je napísané . Môj má 200 vatov , ale je hodne veľký , čiže môžem používať ľubovolne dlho, ale sa mi ešte nechce... :D
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To bych musel brusku rozebrat. Možná někdy.
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Pokial je to urcene na brusenie noznic nozov 30min. je ok vyrobca netusil aka bude ina funkcia...
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No to výrobce netušil :mrgreen: Předělal jsem brusku na značku DoDo (dodělej doma). A jsem celkem spokojený.
Ty nože by bruska zvládla brousit déle něž 30 minut, je tam malá styčná plocha. Ale několikacentimetrový achát je větší zátěž.
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Medzi prestavku mozes vyuzit na kavicku, caj, cigaretku... :D
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Jenom na ten čaj :D Na odpočinek rukou, některé kotouče už mám jeté tak, že vibrují. Navíc já se zabavím i jinak než broušením. Takže ty přestávky nevadí. V zimě na balkóně bruska chladne rychle :mrgreen: , horší je to v létě. Nechci ji zbytečně přetěžovat, protože výrobek používám určitě v rozporu s návodem. :D
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Mar 7, 2019 10:59 AM


Diamond trade cautious after slow Hong Kong show. Demand selective and inventory levels high, with buyers insisting on deep discounts for goods under 0.50 ct. Low manufacturing profits reducing Indian polished production as smaller goods not making money. 0.30ct. RAPI -0.6%, 1 ct. RAPI +0.1% in Feb. with better market for 0.70 to 1.99 ct. De Beers prices flat at $490 million sight. Far East consumer outlook improving as US and China approach trade deal. Chinese retailers restocking after Lunar New Year, with Hong Kong jewelry and luxury sales +5% to $1.1B in Jan. HRD adopts natural-diamond grading language for synthetics reports.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady demand for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: US wholesale trading difficult due to high prices. Secondhand diamonds emerging as a more profitable market for small-stone dealers. Ovals strong. Retailers increasingly seeing lab-grown as viable option for low-budget customers.

Belgium: Dealers report sluggish sales at Hong Kong show, with diamonds above 10 carats moving slowly despite high expectations. Overall demand good for 1.00 to 2.99 ct., G-K, VS, 3X. Baselworld (Mar. 21 to 26) set to be smaller show than usual after high-profile exits.

Israel: Hong Kong show boosted activity, with steady demand for 0.70 to 1.99 ct. goods. Weaker movement in dossiers up to 0.49 ct., and 3 ct. and larger sizes. Fancy shapes slow, except pears and ovals with perfect cuts. Midstream facing difficulties due to high rough prices, with Israel losing further market share to India.

India: Manufacturers maintaining reduced production in quiet market. Margins under pressure due to high rough prices at De Beers sight and subdued polished demand. Steady orders for 0.50 to 1.99 ct., G-H, VS2-SI1 (3X, no fluorescence). Stones with good or fair cut very hard to sell. Melee stable, with selective demand for stars, but manufacturers want to sell bigger melee sizes, as they offer better profits. Traders and manufacturers showing growing interest in synthetics.

Hong Kong: Sentiment positive after show, with retailers replenishing stock following Chinese New Year sales. Exhibitors not lowering prices with strong demand for 1 ct., D-K. Nice SI clarities in short supply. Chinese consumers moving away from 0.50 ct. category, opting for 0.30 or 1 ct., F-J goods. Alternative cuts popular and offering good margins. Sales of yellows and pinks improving. Dealers optimistic despite ongoing concerns about trade war.
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Market sentiment weak, with select categories seeing demand. Diamonds between 0.70 ct. and 1.99 ct. moving well, but large stones slow. Sluggish demand for goods under 0.50 ct., with manufacturers reducing production of that size. Rough market subdued. Alrosa Jan.-Feb. sales -40% to $627M. Belgium Feb. rough imports -28% to $621M, polished exports -3% to $1.2B. Gem Diamonds 2018 revenue +25% to $267M, profit +171% to $47M after record production of exceptional stones. Eurostar Diamond Traders close to bankruptcy amid $500M debts. Signet appoints Jamie Singleton president of merged Kay, Zales and Peoples leadership team.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Cushions, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady orders for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: Market weak, with falling interest in diamonds under 0.50 ct. and above 3 ct. Buyers insisting on discounts due to excess supply. Good orders for cushions and ovals. Growth in January retail sales indicates improving consumer confidence.

Belgium: Sentiment low, with demand in select categories. Round, 1 ct. goods selling well, but less movement in 2 to 2.99 ct. range, and very weak market in 5 ct. stones and larger. Strong interest in pear, 1 to 2 ct., VVS diamonds. Inventories falling as manufacturing levels decline.

Israel: Polished production low due to weak market for rounds 3 ct. and larger in high colors and clarities. Shortages of ovals and pears supporting prices.

India: Sentiment cautious, with selective interest in smaller sizes. Surplus of +11 goods has placed pressure on prices. Firms trading rough rather than manufacturing, creating shortages in certain melee categories. Slow demand for diamonds under 0.50 carats, but better sales of round, 1 ct. stones. Dealers seeing stronger orders from US than China, with certified goods easier to sell than uncertified. Liquidity low for manufacturers and traders as Mar. 31 financial year-end approaches.

Hong Kong: Activity dropping slightly as positive effects of Hong Kong show wear off and peak retail season ends. Demand remains for 1 ct., G-I, VVS2-SI2 diamonds, with shortages of stones containing no black inclusions. Dossiers not selling well, especially in 0.50 to 0.99 ct. range. Weak overall demand for 2 ct. diamonds, but dealers still getting orders for certain triple-Ex goods with high colors and medium clarities. Fancy-yellow sales stable in China.
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Mar 20, 2019 10:59 AM

Low expectations for Basel show amid weak large-stone demand and fewer diamond, jewelry and watch exhibitors. US stable, with good orders for commercial-quality 0.70 to 1.99 ct., G-J, SI-I2 diamonds. Shortages developing for better qualities as India cuts back production. Rough market quiet, with deep concerns about manufacturing profitability. Alrosa 2018 revenue +9% to $4.6B, profit +15% to $1.4B. De Beers launches $2B Jwaneng mine expansion. India Feb. polished exports -4% to $2.3B, rough imports -18% to $1.4B. CIBJO specifies need to disclose treatments for both natural and lab-grown diamonds and gemstones. Fugitive jeweler Nirav Modi arrested in London.

Fancies: Fancy-shape market stable, driven by US and European demand for fashion jewelry. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears, with 1.50 ct. the strongest category. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak. Excellent-cut Ovals, Cushions, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady orders for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct., and prices firming for 3 to 5 ct. due to shortages. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: Steady New York trading. Dealers selling old stock, with few new goods coming onto the market, as manufacturing has declined. Difficult to find right products to satisfy buyers’ specific requirements. Jewelry retail sales stable with no major holidays to boost demand. Jewelers focused on bridal; engagement-ring sales going strong ahead of summer wedding season.

Belgium: Mixed sentiment, with good demand for 1 to 1.99 ct., H-K, VS2-SI2 diamonds. Steady orders for pears, cushions and ovals. Market for fancy colors relatively quiet. Some interest in Basel show, but fewer dealers attending. Profit margins tight, with reduced rough supply supporting prices, while polished continues to soften. Rough activity down following last week’s Alrosa sale.

Israel: Quiet market during a short week, with offices closing Thursday for Purim holiday. Many dealers attending Baselworld as visitors rather than exhibitors, hoping to do business on the sidelines of the show. Large stones above 3 ct. weak. Steady orders for 1 ct., G-J, VS-SI diamonds. Shortage of nice ovals and pears supporting prices. Rough trading cautious amid tight profit margins for dealers and manufacturers.

India: Sentiment weak amid slow polished trading. Foreign buyers looking for bargains and pushing for deeper discounts on goods below 0.50 ct. Local dealers cautious, despite boost from rupee’s rise to INR 68.6/$1. Liquidity tight due to overseas purchasers delaying payments, and businesses settling accounts before the financial year-end. Rough market subdued as cutters try to reduce polished inventory and avoid manufacturing low-profit rough.

Hong Kong: Polished activity stable. Good market for pointer sizes at reduced prices. Steady interest in 1 ct., D-H, VS-SI, with lower I-M colors also selling well. 2 ct. and larger stones sluggish. Buyers insisting on 3X, no fluorescence. Jewelry retail relatively slow after the Chinese New Year season.
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Mar 28, 2019

Sentiment weakens after soft first quarter. Dealers avoiding large inventory purchases, and manufacturers reducing supply. Miners bracing for tough year as first-quarter sales decline an estimated 30%. Rough market under pressure, with some analysts optimistically predicting flat rough prices in 2019. Sightholders hoping profit margins will improve after next week’s sight. Baselworld announces price cuts and changes to diamond section, after smaller 2019 show. Alrosa estimates 2018 global diamond-jewelry sales +4% to $85.9B. Tiffany 2018 revenue +7% to $4.4B, profit +58% to $586M. US 2018 polished imports +8% to $23.3B. GIA to introduce polished-diamond country-of-origin report.

Fancies: Fancy shapes stable, driven by US and European demand. Ovals for fashion jewelry in good demand. Supply shortage supporting prices for Pears, with 1.50 ct. the strongest category. Radiants improving. Marquises and Princesses weak, despite reduced manufacturing. Excellent-cut Ovals, Cushions, Pears and Emeralds doing well, with steady orders for fine-quality goods in 6 to 10 ct. Chinese consumers seeking fancy shapes at better prices. US sustaining market for commercial-quality, medium-priced fancies under 1 ct. Off-make, poorly cut fancies illiquid and hard to sell, even at very deep discounts.

United States: Dealer trading slow as retailers are increasingly cutting out the middle man. Demand specific, with steady interest in 1 ct., G-J, VS2-I1 diamonds. Goods below 0.50 ct. and above 3 ct. weak. Ovals selling well at wholesale and retail. Jewelry sales stable, with strong emphasis on engagement and bridal ahead of summer wedding season.

Belgium: Sentiment weak, with little excitement about the Basel show. Buyers are selective, filling specific orders and avoiding large inventory purchases. New goods selling well, with shortage of top-select-quality diamonds due to lower production. Steady demand for 1 ct., G-H, VS-SI goods. Rough trading quiet, with long gap between February and April sights.

Israel: Polished trading quiet, with slowdown in 2 to 5 ct. sizes. Mid-scale companies struggling more than large and smaller entities, which are better at navigating unpredictable markets. Focus shifting back to US, with good demand for RapSpec A3, 3X, eye-clean SIs. Fancy-shape prices supported by low supply rather than strong demand. Pears and ovals hot in 1.50 ct., F-G, VS.

India: Domestic market slow, with fewer overseas dealers in Mumbai. Buyers pushing for deeper discounts on diamonds below 0.50 ct. and above 3 ct. Good US and Chinese demand for nice SIs. Liquidity tight as dealers settle accounts ahead of March 31 financial year-end. Manufacturers maintaining low polished production, after reduced first-quarter rough purchases.

Hong Kong: Wholesale trading slow after Chinese New Year season, with economic uncertainty fueling caution for upcoming May 1 holiday. China retail improving as consumers are choosing to spend locally rather than abroad. Momentum continues for 1 ct., D-I, VS-SI. Shortage of nice SIs causing shift to better clarities. 0.30 to 0.50 ct. dossiers moving better as prices continue to soften.
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