28 Jan 2023
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
Japan polished imports rise 2.1% in April 2006
Imports from India grow 5% to $38.88 mn
By: Diamond World News Service
Jun 6 2006 12:00AM
Reference: 472  


In April, Japan’s polished diamond imports witnessed a 2.1% increase to $87.49 million by value and a 23.7% increase by volume to 211,318 carats, at an average price of $414.05 per carat according to data released by Japan’s Jewelry Trade Center Inc. (JTC).

Polished diamond imports from India in the same period grew by 5% to $38.88 million, and rose 32% to 167,758 carats by weight. In April, India was Japan’s largest source for polished diamonds, accounting for 44.4% by value and 79.4% by volume.

Polished imports from the US grew by 63.8 per cent to a moderate $2.42 million, while Belgium registered a 29 per cent increase to $24.50 million. China, Israel and Russia saw diamond imports decline by 59.3 per cent to $418,000, 41.2 per cent to $7.75 million and 22.8 per cent to $3 million respectively.

In the January-to-April period, polished diamond imports into Japan reached $372.58 million, a decrease of 4.4%. In terms of volume, polished diamond imports grew 2.1% 896,403 carats during the four-month period.

Follow DiamondWorld on Instagram: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Twitter: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Facebook: @diamondworldnet
Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
*  Company:
*  Name:
*  Mobile:
*  Email:
Subscribe for DiamondWorld weekly Newsletter
Search News by City
Recent Issue
News in Pictures
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 32386
Diamond World Expert Hour with Evgeny Agureev, Deputy CEO, ALROSA
Views: 10052
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 28479
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 39935
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 57520
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 69128
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 22153
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 51325
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 53643
Member of:
Supporter of: