The World’s Top Diamond-Producing Countries

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-Producers

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

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

Some of the Top Diamond Mining Companies are:

  • De Beers
  • Rio Tinto (RTP)
  • Alrosa
  • Harry Winston Diamond
  • BHP Billiton (BHP, BBL)
  • Petra Diamonds
  • Gem Diamonds

Also checkout:

The Top Five Gold Producing Countries

The List of Diamond Mining Stocks by Country

The List of Global Tier 1 Gold Mining Companies

What Countries Produce Gem Diamonds? – Diamond Production Map (Geology.com)

Diamond (Wikipedia)

DIAMOND PRODUCING COUNTRIES IN AFRICA FACT SHEET  (World Diamond Council)

9 Comments

  1. botswana’s currently the world’s lerding diamond producer by value ,yet th diamond beneficiation scheme is ultimately bound to fail.DE BEERS is failing to make diamonds to be highly rosousceful to Batswana.What do you think could be done?

  2. but why Botswana still remains as one of the poorest contries in the world but the largest in diamonds??? Is it still under colony??

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