Bank gets sightholder’s inventory seized, a possible new source of conflict diamonds, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.
- Asian diamond buyers like diamonds for investment aspect.
- ABN Amro gets Arjav Belgium Diamonds sealed.
- Head of Namibian DTC predicts next year will be “challenging.” Can Botswana sparkle without diamonds? De Beers sight estimated at $490 million.
- Indians worried Israelis might eat away at rough dominance. Inter Press Service on Israel and the diamond industry.