Rapaport Research Report - February 2019
The Rapaport Research Report is essential reading for those seeking to understand diamond price trends and the current state of the industry throughout the diamond pipeline.
The report includes extensive, proprietary data from RapNet, the world’s largest diamond trading platform, giving a snap shot of real-world pricing information, inventory levels and transactional data to help you keep track of the market. This includes average prices, discounts and inventory by country alongside search volume, average time to sale and transaction volume.
In addition to reviewing the global rough, polished and retail markets, each month the Rapaport Research Report focuses in on a key issue affecting the diamond industry, providing definitive analysis and insight, while assessing the potential impact on your business and the industry as a whole.
This month, we look at rough-diamond supply in 2018 and 2019. Global production continues to decline from its 2017 peak, but mining companies are forecasting that sales will rise this year. The report stresses that revenue in the mining sector may in fact come under pressure, as we expect diamond manufacturers to be conservative in their rough buying, especially at current price levels.
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Please note, all issues prior to January 2018 are called the Rapaport Monthly Report and only contain a market overview and general review of the RAPI.