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Diamond Mining in Botswana to 2020
Botswana has deposits of diamond, copper, nickel and silver and mining plays an important role in the country’s economy, accounting for 22.9% of the country’s GDP in 2014. The diamond mining industry is export oriented and rough diamonds contributed approximately 70% of the country’s total exports revenue, valued around US$1.7 billion in the first six months of 2015.
Botswana had the world’s third-largest diamond reserves at the end of 2014, with 130 million carats (Mct) or 17.8% of the global total. Significant diamond reserves are found in the Central and Kgalagadi districts.
- The report contains an overview of the Botswana's diamond mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.
- It also provides information about Botswana's diamond reserves, historic and forecast data on rough diamond production and production by selected mines, the competitive landscape and active and development diamond projects.
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- Gain an understanding of the diamond mining industry in Botswana, diamond reserves, historic and forecast data on rough diamond production and production by selected mines, demand drivers, active and development diamond projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.
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