According to GlobalData, Botswana is the world’s second-largest producer of diamonds, with output of 24,810kct in 2022, up by 8% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Botswana decreased by a CAGR of 0.07% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 1.17% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Diamond Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Botswana accounts for 21% of global production, with the other largest producers being Russia (31%), Canada (14%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (12%) and South Africa (9%). Exports of diamonds from Botswana increased by 4% to 44,119kct in 2022 over 2021. Botswana’s diamond exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.57% between 2022 and 2026, to 43,115kct by 2026.
Anglo American is one of the leading producers of diamonds in Botswana. Anglo American's output was 21,287kct in 2021, up by 29% on 2020.
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