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“The next significant boom and sustainability of the fancy color industry will be from the investment community and not the consumer community. Investment players will buy to hold and increase wealth, understanding the long-term implications of [...]”
In 2014, Bain & Co. digs deeper into the development of the industry including its challenges such as production, financing, securing long term access to diamonds by manufacturers, as well as further global rough demand and supply analysis. the industry is going through major transformation.
“The hottest market for Investment purposes are diamonds worth $100,000 to $500,000, which is a price range where investors can better afford the gems and also can be more easily find a buyer if they decide to sell.”
In 2013, Bain & Co. explores the Supply chain of the industry, from the mining, and rough market, to the polishing sector, trading in polished diamonds and the major centres of trading globally. it then goes on to explore the jewellery retailing sector. it finally goes on into reviewing each major player at every step of the value chain. it ends the report with reviewing the global rough supply and demand globally until 2023.
In 2012, Bain & Co. Further explores in detail the industry by the various markets, and countries. the majority of this report concentrates on the three major markets; the United States, China and India; demand of each market as well as the retail position in each.
Back in 2011, Bain & Co. was commissioned to review the Diamond industry. it starts off by reviewing the history and origin of diamonds, common uses, from a gemological perspective. it goes on to review the diamond industry from a marketing perspective, the impact of DeBeers on the industry, and the Kimberly Process. From there it goes on explaining the Value chain within the industry, from rough state, to polishing, trading and jewellery making. it further reviews the impact of the industry on global economy, and the future prospect for the next 10 years, both on supply and demand. it concludes with reviewing Synthetic diamonds, its implications as well as the transformation of the industry moving forward.