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Botswana's Diamond Exports -51% in June

Aug 6, 2012 7:39 AM   By Avi Krawitz
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RAPAPORT... Botswana’s diamond exports fell 51 percent year on year to $352.6 million ‎in ‎June ‎‎2012, ‎according to data released by the Bank of Botswana. During the first ‎six ‎months ‎of the year, the ‎country’s diamond exports declined by 29 percent to ‎‎$1.89 ‎billion. Exports during the second quarter dropped 41 percent to $889.5 million.   ‎ 
The bank’s data is a representative sample of the country's full diamond trade ‎and ‎is ‎sourced ‎from the Diamond Trading Company Botswana, Leo ‎Schachter ‎Botswana, ‎Teemane ‎Manufacturing Co. and the Central Statistics Office.‎
Tags: Avi Krawitz, Botswana, De Beers, DTC, Leo Schachter ‎Botswana, Teemane Manufacturing Co.
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