De Beers rough diamond sales for Cycle 2, 2017

De Beers

The De Beers Group of Companies today announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the second sales cycle of 2017.

2ème cycle 2017 (provisoire) 1 1er cycle 2017 (effectif)2 2ème cycle 2016 (effectif)
Valeur des ventes3
(millions de dollars)
545 729 617

Notes to this table are shown at the bottom of this page.

Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers Group, said: We continued to see good demand across our product range in the second sales cycle, which was in line with expectations at this time of year. Sentiment remains positive heading into the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show this week – an important barometer of trade confidence.

Source De Beers

1. Cycle 2 2017 provisional sales value represents sales as at 27 February 2017.

2. Cycle 1 2017 actual sales value is restated following the earlier publication of a provisional figure for the first sales cycle of 2016.

3.  Sales values are quoted on a consolidated accounting basis. Auction 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.