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Diamonds: On top of the world

Mined diamond production in 2017 is estimated to be 142.3 million carats worth $15.6 billion, which would be an 11.5% increase in carat volume produced over 2016 and a 9.9% increase in total value produced. The top 10 largest mines in the world by value produced are estimated to represent 58% of global production.

Russia's ALROSA produces 27% of the world's diamonds by volume

Russia's ALROSA produces 27% of the world's diamonds by volume

De Beers’ Jwaneng mine in Botswana is ranked number one, and is estimated to independently produce 15% of the world’s diamonds in value. Russia is estimated to be the largest producing nation by value...

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