ALROSA’s 2015 diamond production totalled 38.3 million carats, up 6% y-o-y, driven by the following factors:
- commissioning of the Botuobinskaya pipe in Q1 2015,
- diamond output growth at Karpinskogo-1 pipe of Lomonosov deposit (Severalmaz),
- growth in diamond production at the Mir and Udachny underground mines.
Preliminary sales performance
Indicatively, in 2015 ALROSA sold 30.0 million carats of diamonds. Revenue from rough diamond sales is set to reach at least USD 3.4 billion.
In Q4 2015, ALROSA sold 7.1 million carats of diamonds, including 4.1 million carats of gem-quality diamonds at an average price of USD 166 per carat and 3.0 million carats of industrial diamonds at an average price of USD 10 per carat.
The full version of ALROSA’s Q4 and FY 2015 operational overview is available at ALROSA’s website in the Operational results section.