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Anglo American Plc De Beers Group’s rough diamond sales in line with expectation

Anglo American Plc (LON:AAL) rough diamond sales value for De Beers’ tenth sales cycle of 2018

Anglo American plc announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for De Beers’ tenth sales cycle of 2018, amounting to $540 million.

Bruce Cleaver, CEO of De Beers Group, said: “De Beers Group’s rough diamond sales during the final cycle of the year continued to be in line with expectation ahead of the all-important retail selling season as cutting and polishing factories in India restarted their operations following the Diwali holiday.”

Cycle 10 2018(1)

(provisional)

Cycle 9 2018(2)

(actual)

Cycle 10 2017

 (actual)

Sales value(3)

$540m

$442m

$455m