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Alrosa’s Rough Diamond Sales Continue Downward Spiral in July

Alrosa’s Rough Diamond Sales Continue Downward Spiral in July

The Diamond Loupe
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Alrosa’s Rough Diamond Sales Continue Downward Spiral in July

The persistent slump in the global rough diamond market showed no signs of abating in July, as Alrosa's rough sales fell to a low not seen in several years. The Russian mining giant sold $164.6 million in rough diamonds in July, falling another 25% below 2019's previous low in June ($219.3), and 51% lower than the $333.8 million earned in July. 2018. For the year to date, Alrosa's sales have declined 34% compared to last year, falling to $1.95 billion from $2.97 billion a year ago.

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