Which country produces most diamonds?
The largest diamond producing country in 2020 was Russia, and secondly Australia. In that year Australia produced about 12 million carats of diamonds. The total global production of rough diamonds amounted to 142 million carats in 2019.
Does diamond come from Africa?
Though Africa is the world’s leading producer of diamonds, there are large diamond mining operations in Russia, Canada, and Australia.
Where are diamonds found?
Diamonds are found in over 30 countries, but the leading producers of diamonds are:
- South Africa.
- Democratic Republic of Congo.
Do diamonds come from China?
“China, and by extension Asia, is the main producer of synthetic diamonds,” Ms Margaux Donckier, spokesman for Antwerp World Diamond Centre, told Xinhua.
Who owns most of the world’s diamonds?
De Beers S.A., South African company that is the world’s largest producer and distributor of diamonds. Through its many subsidiaries and brands, De Beers participates in most facets of the diamond industry, including mining, trading, and retail.