Polished diamond exports fall 0.2%

Israel's main diamond export destination markets were the US (61%) and Hong Kong (13%), followed by Switzerland (8%), Belgium (7%) and England (2%).

By SHARON WROBEL
December 6, 2006 08:08

 
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Israel's polished diamond exports declined by 0.2 percent to $735 million in November compared with the same period a year ago, while rough diamond exports declined 8.8% to $271m, the Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor reported on Tuesday. From the start of the year, polished diamond exports fell 0.9% to $6.3b., compared with the January through November period in 2005. Israel's main diamond export destination markets were the US (61%) and Hong Kong (13%), followed by Switzerland (8%), Belgium (7%) and England (2%). Rough diamond imports during November fell 1.4% to $454m, while polished diamond imports rose 2.6% to $365m.

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