Rapaport Research Report - April 2020
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.
With the diamond industry in lockdown, we look at the state of the rough market and prospects for the manufacturing and mining sectors. Manufacturers are planning a moratorium on rough buying, which will put additional pressure on miners who were already vulnerable after a tough 2019. Many operations are on care and maintenance and miners are bracing for a significant drop in production and prices this year. That will leave some companies struggling to survive.
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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.