De Beers rough diamond sales for cycle 1, 2020

De Beers

Press release – US$545 Million (provisional)

Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers Group, said: “Demand for rough diamonds increased during the first Sight of 2020 following the end of year selling season and subsequent inventory restocking.

Source De Beers


1) 2020: US$545 million (provisional – to date).
2) 2019: US$4.04 billion.
3) 2018: US$5.39 billion.
 4) 2017: US$5.31 billion.
5) Cycle 1 2020 provisional sales value represents sales at 28 January 2020.
6) Cycle 10 2019 actual sales value is restated following the earlier publication of a provisional figure for the tenth sales cycle of 2019.
7) Sales values are quoted on a consolidated accounting basis. Auctions sales included in a given cycle are the sum of all sales between the end of the preceding cycle and the end of the noted cycle.