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ROUGH DIAMOND SALES

Cycle 9 2016

$470 million (PROVISIONAL)

Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers Group, said: “Encouragingly, the ninth sales cycle of 2016 showed continued good demand for De Beers rough diamonds, with sales in line with expected seasonal demand patterns.”

NOTES

Cycle 9 2016 provisional sales value represents sales as at 14 November 2016.

Cycle 8 2016 actual sales value is restated following the earlier publication of a provisional figure for the eighth sales cycle of 2016.

Sales value is quoted in terms of sales by De Beers Global Sightholder Sales and De Beers Auction Sales, and reported on a consolidated accounting basis. Auction Sales included in a given cycle are the sum of all sales between the end of the preceding cycle and the end of the noted cycle.

2016 SIGHT DATES

Sight 9: 7 November - 11 November
Sight 10: 5 December - 9 December

2017 SIGHT DATES

Sight 1: 17 January - 20 January
Sight 2: 20 February - 24 February
Sight 3: 27 March - 31 March
Sight 4: 8 May - 12 May
Sight 5: 12 June - 16 June
Sight 6: 24 July - 28 July
Sight 7: 28 August - 1 September
Sight 8: 9 October - 13 October
Sight 9: 6 November - 10 November
Sight 10: 4 December - 8 December