Russia's Alrosa sales in 2019 to exceed production by 1-2 mln carats – RIA

MOSCOW, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Russian diamond miner Alrosa said on Tuesday that its sales next year would be 1-2 million carats higher than its production in 2019, the RIA news agency cited Alexei Filippovsky, its chief financial officer, as saying.

Alrosa expects it production to be around 37.5-38 million carats next year, he was quoted as saying.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Polina Devitt)