|Countries for Diamond Production Chart
Brazil,officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.The Brazilian economy is the world's seventh largest by nominal GDP and the seventh largest by purchasing power parity, as of 2012. A member of the BRIC group, Brazil has one of the world's fastest growing major economies, with its economic reforms giving the country new international recognition and influence. With large and growing Agricultural, mining, manufacturing and service sectors, Brazil economy ranks highest among all the South American countries.The country is not only known for its many colorful festivals, coffee beans, and lively beaches. One of Brazil¡¯s natural resource exports is tin ore. Also, Brazil may be the least player amongst other diamond-producing countries, nevertheless, it makes 0.5% of the world¡¯s diamonds showing its significance in the global mining industry. It takes pride that it is one of the countries in the world where the most diamonds are found.
Continent: South America
Canada is a country in North America consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean.Since the early 20th century, the growth of Canada's manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy to an urbanized, industrial one. Canada is one of the few developed nations that are net exporters of energy. Atlantic Canada possesses vast offshore deposits of natural gas, and Alberta also hosts large oil and gas resources. Canada produces $1.47 billion worth of diamonds in the world and its revenue and economy also depends on the diamond mining industry.
Continent: North America
|Central African Republic|
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Middle Africa, located in the area of north Central Africa.Despite its significant mineral and other resources, such as uranium reserves in Bakouma, crude oil in Vakaga, gold, diamonds, lumber and hydropower, as well as arable land, the Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world and is among the ten poorest countries in Africa.In 2010, Central Africa Republic was ranked 14th among the world¡¯s leading producers of rough diamond, by volume, and 12th among the world¡¯s leading producers of rough diamond, by value. The country also produced gold. Subsistence farming was the mainstay of the economy yielding 70% of GDP. The World Trade Organization estimated that the mining sector accounted for about 7% of the gross domestic product; rough diamond and timber were the country's leading export products. Exploitation of gold and diamonds has so far been exclusively done through artisanal mining.
China,officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. As of 2013, China has the world's second-largest economy in terms of nominal GDP, totalling approximately US$8.227 trillion according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).China is a member of the WTO and is the world's largest trading power, with a total international trade value of US$3.87 trillion in 2012.Diamond mines in China are mainly located in Wafangdian in northeast China's Liaoning province and Linyi in east China's Shandong province, and Wafangdian's diamond reserve is known to be the largest in the country.