Botswana shines in diamond sales.

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Botswana again topped the world list of diamond mining countries with a production value total of $2.125bn, figures just released for the year 2000 show. Russia came in second $600m behind while South Africa holds third spot at $1.llbn. Other African diamond producing majors are Angola ($740m), DRC ($585m), Namibia ($419m) and Central African Republic ($72m).

According to Merryll-Lynch diamond analysts, rough sales were particularly strong...

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