Ministry: RussiaТs diamond output rises 1.3% to 43 mln carats С18
MOSCOW, Apr 11 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs diamond output rose 1.3% to 43.161 million carats in 2018, according to the Finance MinistryТs documents seen by PRIME on Thursday.
In monetary terms, diamond output decreased 3.1% to U.S. $3.983 billion in the period.
Russia exported 44.66 million carats of diamonds for $4.695 billion. Imports of diamonds amounted to 918,951 carats for $296.491 million.