Annual Rough Diamond Trading Reports Due April 1st

The U.S. State Department issued a reminder Monday that any person who imported rough diamonds into, or exported rough diamonds from, the United States in 2009 is required to file an annual report concerning this activity.

Reports are due by April 1, 2010, to the State Department’s Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds via e-mail at USKimberleyProcess@state.gov. Complete details concerning the report are set forth in the regulation, which can be found at: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-11318.htm.