U.S. Polished Diamond Imports Down Slightly in January

Finance and Trade
14/03/2016 15:22

Provisional government data indicate that U.S. polished diamond imports declined 3.2% on the year to $1.77 billion in January. Meanwhile, imports by volume dropped 14% on January 2015 to 912,672 carats, leading to a 12% increase in the average price per carat of polished imports to $1,938. As for polished diamond exports, they fell 8.9% to $1.26 billion.