De Beers announces half year results
Friday, Jul 31, 2009
Historically Difficult Trading Conditions Show Significant Improvement in Q2
As the global economic crisis worsened during Q4 2008, De Beers forecast significantly lower sales for 2009 and took decisive steps to ensure the long-term sustainability of its business. De Beers continues to focus on five key elements (production levels in line with client demand, cost savings, operating efficiencies, debt management and stimulation of consumer demand).
- Interim press release 24-07-09 (PDF, 100KB)
Source: De Beers