Alrosa Again World’s Top Diamond Producer

In the first half of 2011, Alrosa stood as the world’s top
diamond producer—again topping De Beers—the Russian diamond miner declared in
a statement.

The company unearthed 19 million cts. in the first half, an
8 percent increase in production over the first half of 2010.

Its average price per carat increased by 41 percent over
last year.

The company net profit was $594 million, a whopping five-fold
increase over the previous year. 

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