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Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deposits of diamond, coal, gold, copper, cobalt, zinc, uranium, tin, silver, manganese, tungsten and cadmium. Mining plays an important role in the Congolese economy; it contributed around 21% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo had the world’s second-largest diamond reserves at the end of 2014, with 150 million carats (Mct), or 20.5% of global reserves. Significant diamond reserves are found primarily in the Kasai Occidental and Kasai Oriental provinces.
- The report contains an overview of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's diamond mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.
- It also provides information about DRC's diamond reserves, historic and forecast data on rough diamond production and rough diamond exports, the competitive landscape and active and exploration diamond projects.
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- Gain an understanding of the diamond mining industry in DRC, diamond reserves, historic and forecast data on rough diamond production and exports, demand drivers, active and exploration diamond projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.
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