Rapaport Research Report - November 2018
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 delve into the challenges that have influenced weakness in the market for small diamonds, as prices of non-certified goods below 0.29 carats have slumped in 2018 — particularly very small melee. The report outlines four factors affecting the market, noting that these developments will continue to impact the diamond sector in the long term, especially India’s mass producers.
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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.