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Russias uncut diamond exports up 17% on year in JanSep

Diamond01MOSCOW, Dec 2 (PRIME) -- Russias uncut diamond exports increased 17% on the year to 35.76 million carats in JanuarySeptember, the Finance Ministry said in a report obtained by PRIME Friday.

In monetary terms, diamond exports rose 38.9% on the year to U.S. $3 billion.

Uncut diamond imports surged to 140,740 carats from about 29,000 carats in the same period of 2010, while in monetary terms, diamond imports fell 20.2% to $40.721 million.

In 2010, Russias uncut diamond exports almost tripled to 40.4 million carats from 14.7 million carats in 2009, while in monetary terms, diamond exports surged to $2.781 billion from $1.230 billion.

Diamonds monopoly Alrosa accounts for about 99% of Russias output.

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02.12.2011 19:53
 
 
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