European Union
Date of entry: 2003

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The European Union (EU) is a unique economic and political partnership between 28 European countries (EU Member States*). These countries participate in the Kimberley Process (KP) under the umbrella of the EU as a single KP participant, and they have a single legistlation to implement KPCS minimum requirements. The EU and its Member States are represented in the KP by the European Commission. Six EU Member States have established KP authorities that verify rough diamond imports destined anywhere in the EU and issue a uniform EU KP certificate. These are: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Portugal, Romania and the United Kingdom. 

*The EU member states are the following: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

For further information on the European Union, contact EC-KIMBERLEY-PROCESS@ec-europa.eu

Date of entry: 2003

Chair in: 2007
Vice-Chair in: 2006

Member of:

  • Working Group on Monitoring (Chair): 2003 - prsent
  • Working Group on Statistics: 2003 - present
  • Working Group of Diamond Experts: 2003 - present
  • Participation committee: 2003 - present
  • Rules and procedures: 2003 - present
  • Selection commitee: 2003 - present
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on KPCS Review: 2003 - present

Available Reports:
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2017

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 159,799,649.17 $12,183,100,421.64 $76.24
Export: 129,158,188.38 $12,677,374,376.55 $98.15
  KPC Counts
Import: 10,275
Export: 31,722

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2016

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 113,539,367.05 $13,195,164,736.36 $116.22
Export: 101,422,723.37 $13.013,359,413.32 $128.31
  KPC Counts
Import: 10,618
Export: 29,350

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2015

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 104,127,431.79 $11,797,350,557.27 $113.30
Export: 96,755,232.93 $11,534,524,860.95 $119.21
  KPC Counts
Import: 10,268
Export: 26,473

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2014

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 118,717,488.90 $15,799,379,638.28 $133.08
Export: 116,017,435.37 $15,706,953,914.12 $135.38
  KPC Counts
Import: 12,336
Export: 30,818

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2013

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 131,271,198.82 $17,424,306,589.44 $132.74
Export: 128,085,667.73 $17,610,295,651.80 $137.49
  KPC Counts
Import: 11,622
Export: 31,036

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2012

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 124,813,783.01 $16,789,891,223.62 $134.52
Export: 126,822,182.17 $17,813,699,529.23 $140.46
  KPC Counts
Import: 10,849
Export: 28,960

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2011

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 133,808,430.84 $18,565,353,443.71 $138.76
Export: 129,488,440.22 $18,542,148,946.01 $143.20
  KPC Counts
Import: 11,163
Export: 28,923

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2010

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 141,740,644.42 $13,454,895,829.44 $94.93
Export: 155,701,856.13 $14,314,711,541.51 $91.94
  KPC Counts
Import: 9500
Export: 29,585

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2009

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 116,593,187.89 $9,199,789,932.89 $78.91
Export: 119,799,195.72 $9,562,335,530.84 $79.82
  KPC Counts
Import: 7,332
Export: 22,588

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2008

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 147,751,092.83 $9,999,999,999.99 $98.19
Export: 152,133,429.07 $9,999,999,999.99 $96.66
  KPC Counts
Import: 9136
Export: 26532

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2007

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 186,660,168.95 $9,999,999,999.99 $77.29
Export: 184,435,162.57 $9,999,999,999.99 $83.30
  KPC Counts
Import: 10140
Export: 33246

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2006

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 191,351,001.22 $9,999,999,999.99 $71.77
Export: 177,983,310.08 $9,999,999,999.99 $77.73
  KPC Counts
Import: 9461
Export: 32672

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2005

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 202,195,832.3 $9,999,999,999.99 $72.90
Export: 195,295,644.34 $9,999,999,999.99 $78.58
  KPC Counts
Import: 10359
Export: 34822

 

Annual Rough Diamond Summary: 2004

  Volume (cts) Value (USD) USD /ct
Production: 0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Import: 193,676,490.87 $9,999,999,999.99 $64.40
Export: 202,841,506.03 $9,999,999,999.99 $63.90
  KPC Counts
Import: 10661
Export: 34984