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How did the diamond trade in Antwerp evolve last year?

15 Jul 21
  • How did the diamond market in Antwerp evolve last year?
  • Why should I buy diamonds in Antwerp?
  • Which diamond trader can assist me with my investment?

With a new year around the corner, it’s the perfect moment to look back on 2017. What happened in the diamond trade in Antwerp? Why should I invest in diamonds? Who’s going to help me? Discover here why you should choose for an investment in diamonds and who’s the best person to help you with that.

How did the diamond market in Antwerp evolve last year?

For the diamond trade in Antwerp, 2017 was an eventful year. The city exported 11% more polished diamonds than in the previous year. The volume of the import decreased with 13%, but that was compensated by the hefty price increase per carat. This meant that the imported value nevertheless increased by 27%. Rough diamonds were 13% less imported, but 22% more exported. In total, there was a more than doubled net value of rough and polished diamonds from € 465,1 million to 1,37 billion.

Why should I buy diamonds in Antwerp?

Buying diamonds in Antwerp guarantees the best quality. Worldwide, Antwerp is not only in charge of diamond trading for around 84% of all rough diamonds in the world passing through it, the city also occupies a leading position in quality. The grinding work is unique, but the gems themselves are the highest quality. That head position is due to the ties with the largest diamond mines in the world. What does that specifically mean? If you are going to buy diamonds in Antwerp, you not only choose the most accurate workmanship, but also the most valuable raw materials for your investment.

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Which diamond trader can assist me with my investment?

When you choose for an investment, you obviously when the best possible price for the highest possible value. That’s why you should consider all of your options before taking a decision. What if I want to buy diamonds in Antwerp? Then it’s a very smart investment, you can even make better by going to the right trader. By picking a trader that buys his diamonds at the source, you eliminate a middleman and you get the best value for your gemstone.

Through direct ties with diamond cutting and polishing companies in Surat, India, BNT Diamonds resolutely chooses to eliminate all middlemen and additional costs.

Why should you buy diamonds in Antwerp as an investment? Which investment diamond fits best in my portfolio? Ask advice from the diamond experts of BNT Diamonds for the diamond that suits you for the best price.

Fabienne Rauw
About Fabienne Rauw
BNT Diamonds Antwerp

Fabienne, manager of the German market is able to guide every client with finding the right jewel. She takes care of most of the German orders, but also takes other task on her plate. Thanks to her six years of experience at BNT Diamonds she acquainted well with the product and the marketing around it. Her degree in PR ensures that BNT Diamonds is well presented across all media channels. For anyone looking into a new investment opportunity, Fabienne is the perfect guide in this process. No question will be left unanswered, and she will help you every step of the way.

With this article, BNT Diamonds strives to inform you thoroughly about investing in diamonds. No investment can be guaranteed to be without risk or fully according to your expectations. That is why we recommend to research the risks and aspects of investing in diamond properly to ensure that you make the right choice for your portfolio.