India’s polished diamond exports increased by 247 percent in the second quarter of 2021.

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India’s cut and polished diamond exports totaled 2.48 billion in June 2021, up 122.70 percent year on year. In June 2021, imports of cut and polished diamonds totaled $89.17 million, down 54.05 percent from the previous year.Exports of cut and polished diamonds totaled $6.261 billion from April to June 2021, an increase of 247.56 percent year on year. Imports of cut and polished diamonds totaled $362 million, up 19.29 percent over the previous year.Imports of rough diamonds totaled $1.699 billion in June, up 460.55 percent year on year. Imports of rough diamonds totalled $4.649 billion, up 864.85% year on year. Imports of rough lab-grown diamonds totaled $100.70 million in June, up from $ 26.91 million in June 2020, a 274.19 percent increase.