The second amendment requires all rough diamond importers and exporters in the
The report should include contact information regarding the identity of the importer or exporter (name, address, telephone number, fax, and e-mail address) and the total amount of import/export activity for each of the three harmonized tariff codes (7102.10, 7102.21 and 7102.31) that cover rough diamonds for the year reported. This should include the total amount of carats of each classification of rough diamonds imported and exported, the total number of import and exported shipments and information on remaining stockpiles or rough diamonds as of the end of the reporting year, reported both in number of carats and approximate value.
The e-mail address for filing these reports is USKimberleyProcess@state.gov.
Failure to file the annual report can expose a rough diamond importer or exporter to a civil fine of $10,000 for each instance of non-compliance, or criminal penalties of up to $50,000 in fines and 10 years imprisonment.
Said Sue Saarnio, Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds, U.S. Department of State: “The data contained in the annual reports filed by rough diamond traders is protected by
Said Cecilia Gardner, President and CEO of the JVC and Director of the US Kimberley Process Authority, “This effort to improve the data gathered on imports and exports of rough diamonds will further strengthen the
Said Eli Izhakoff, Chairman and CEO, World Diamond Council, "Efforts to facilitate data collection of rough diamond trading in the
Watch JVC’s website, www.jvclegal.org, for more information about amendments to the Clean Diamond Trade Act and for JVC’s legal compliance products and services.
For information about the Kimberley Process and Clean Diamond Trade Act, visit: www.state.gov/e/eeb/diamonds or http://www.kimberleyprocess.com/.
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