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De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated, landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the
News Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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Okavango to Implement GIA’s M2M Tracking
Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has signed on to use the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)'s M2M tracking program
News Jul 01, 2018 Rapaport News
Okavango
Okavango Annual Rough Sales Increase
Botswana’s Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) reported that rough sales rose 4% in 2017, boosted by higher prices achieved
News Jan 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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The GIA’s Forays into Diamond Tracking
What business does a gemological laboratory have telling stories about diamonds? That was the unspoken question
Analysis Jun 29, 2017 Avi Krawitz
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Diamond Trading Drives Botswana Growth
Botswana’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.3% in 2016, mainly due to an improvement in the nation’s diamond trade,
News Jun 27, 2017 Rapaport News
Okavango
Okavango Unveils New Way of Selling Rough
Okavango Diamond Company will test selling rough diamonds via term auctions next year, providing customers
News Dec 22, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Okavango
Okavango 1H Rough Sales Soar on Record Supply
Okavango Diamond Company’s sales surged after the volume of rough supplied climbed to a record in the first half.
News Jul 13, 2016 Rapaport News
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Botswana’s Diamond-Export Slump Weighs on Economic Growth
A slump in global demand for diamonds hit Botswana’s economic growth as exports of rough diamonds fell 39 percent to $2.41
News Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
Okavango
Okavango Sales
Okavango Diamond Company completed a successful first full year in business in 2014. The Botswana parastatal sold approximately
Analysis Jan 23, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Okavango Diamond Co. Holds Opening Ceremony
Press Release: The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) was officially launched today in Gaborone, Botswana, by His Excellency
Press Release Sep 17, 2013 ODC
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Competitive Diamond Hubs
In many respects, the contrast could not have been starker. Two vastly different diamond ‎industry events
Analysis Mar 22, 2013 Avi Krawitz
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Botswana Rises
There was a buzz emanating from Botswana this week felt well beyond its borders as De ‎Beers launched
Analysis Aug 17, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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