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Crater of Diamonds

Written by: Erwin (Randy) Parson, International Trade Management Division  Did you know that diamonds could be unearthed in the U.S.? The biggest diamond found in the U.S. was 40.23 carats and was named “Uncle Sam” after the nickname of its … Continue reading

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Commodity Spotlight: Diamonds

By: Christine Higgins We all know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but did you know that the United States imports billions (yes, billions with a B!) of dollars worth of diamonds every year? How many diamonds? The United … Continue reading

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How to Export a Rough Diamond

By: Erin Days Have you decided to enter the business of exporting rough diamonds? Are you exporting a rough diamond for the first time? Well, here is some useful information that will hopefully make the process easier and less stressful. Preparing … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Requirements for Importing a Rough Diamond?

By: Erin Days Earlier this year, I was in a geology class and was assigned a project on different minerals; I chose rough diamonds. In my search to buy one, I found this one carat rough diamond for about $60 from … Continue reading

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