RAPAPORT… US polished-diamond imports fell by both value and volume in
June, according to data the government released recently.
Polished imports declined 2.7% year on year to $1.67
billion, while by volume they slid 8% to 728,000 carats, the figures showed.
The average price rose 6% to $2,294 per carat.
Polished exports increased 4.5% to $2.71 billion, leaving
net polished imports …