Antwerp Polished Trade On Track

Market Analysis
23/11/2021 15:16

According to figures released by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, the polished diamond business in Antwerp is doing well. Q3 2021 figures already showed the rough business in Antwerp was outperforming pre-pandemic levels of 2019 and now the October figures indicate the polished trade is on track as well.

In October 2021, 471.653 carat polished diamonds worth 725 million USD were imported in Antwerp, a 6.5% rise compared to 2019 pre-pandemic figures. On the export side, AWDC’s figures show a 40% rise in value compared to 2019 with 359.106 carat imported polished diamonds worth 941 million USD.