De Beers 'Cautiously Optimistic' Over Major Consumer Markets

Finance and Trade
31/08/2015 08:30

Consumer demand, retail stocking levels and the rate of inventory depletion among manufacturers will determine demand for rough stones in the coming months, said De Beers Group head of media relations Lynette Gould in comments on market conditions. She also commented on the miner’s willingness to allow more deferrals by its sightholders, and new licenses the firm has secured in Botswana and South Africa.