De Beers rough diamond sales for Cycle 5, 2017

De Beers

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

Cycle 5 2017 (provisional)1 Cycle 4 2017 (actual)2 Cycle 5 2016 (actual)
Sales value3 ($m)  530 522 564

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

Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers Group, said: “Following positive feedback from the Las Vegas trade show, and in line with recent trends, we saw continued good demand for De Beers rough diamonds in the fifth sales cycle of the year.

Source De Beers

1 Cycle 5 2017 provisional sales value represents sales as at 19 June 2017.

2 Cycle 4 2017 actual sales value is restated following the earlier publication of a provisional figure for the fourth sales cycle of 2017.

3 Sales values are quoted on a consolidated accounting basis and are before capitalisation of pre-commercial production revenues at Gahcho Kué. 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.