The World’s Largest Diamond Producers in 2009

In June of last year I wrote a small post about the world’s top diamond producers in 2008. Botswana was the top producer then followed by Russia.

Russia became the largest diamond producer as shown in the the following chart for 2009:

Source: The Economist

Except Russia and Canada, the rest of the top producing countries are in Africa. Two of the large global diamond mining companies are Rio Tinto (RTP) and BHP Billiton (BHP, BBL). For a complete list of diamond mining stocks by country click here.

Update (Sept, 2016):

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Source: WSJ

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