Diamond found in computer printer, the diamond industry worries about banks, and other news on the industry’s radar this week:
- De Beers: China may account for 25 percent of the diamond industry. Tsunami causes jewelry sales to jump in Japan.
- “Unease” in diamond industry about bank financing.
- EU lifts some Zimbabwe sanctions, but not on mining company. Banks still reluctant to finance Marange goods.
- Indian newspaper has De Beers primer. The Independent on De Beers moving its sorting and selling to Africa. The Financial Times on how to invest in diamonds.