The World's Top Diamond Producing Countries

 |  Includes: BBL, BHP, DDC, GMDMF, PDMDF, RIO
by: David Hunkar

diamond.jpgThe country of Botswana in Africa is the biggest producer of diamond in the world by value. The second and third top producers are Russia and Canada, respectively. It is interesting to note that Canada is the third largest producer of diamonds.

The Top Diamond Producing Countries:

Top-Diamond-ProducersAn estimated 65% of the world’s diamonds come from African countries according to the Diamond Facts site.

Some of the Top Diamond Mining Companies are:

  • De Beers
  • Rio Tinto (RTP)
  • Alrosa
  • Harry Winston Diamond (HWD)
  • BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP), (NYSE:BBL)
  • Petra Diamonds (OTC:PDMDF)
  • Gem Diamonds (OTC:GMDMF)

Source: The ‘Blood Diamond’ Resurfaces, The Wall Street Journal

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