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Though diamond prices were stagnant, the volume of rough sold by Alrosa in 2013 was enough to offset it, resulting in increased year-over-year sales. 
Petra Diamonds announced Friday that it has sold the 29.6-carat rough blue diamond it uncovered at the Cullinan mine in South Africa last month.
A federal judge in New York has dismissed W.B. David & Co. Inc.’s lingering claim in its 10-year-old case against De Beers’ rough diamond sales arm, the last outstanding antitrust case against the diamond miner and marketer in the United States.
KBC announced Thursday that Shanghai-based Yinren Group has acquired its subsidiary Antwerp Diamond Bank (ADB), one of the leading financers of the diamond trade, for an undisclosed sum.  
On the heels of a pink diamonds sale that set two records, mining company Rio Tinto reported “strong results” at its recent tender of large rough, dubbed the “Specials” tender.  
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