Belgium’s polished-diamond exports rose in May, according to data from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC).
Polished exports increased 5% year on year to $1.18 billion and, by volume, grew 4% to 439,380 carats. The average price climbed 1% to $2,688 per carat.
Shipments to the US and India increased, while exports to Switzerland more than doubled.
BRON: Rapaport 10-6-2018