RAPAPORT… Botswana’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.3% in 2016, mainly due to an improvement in the nation’s diamond trade, the Bank of
Botswana said last week.
An increase in wholesale activity by diamond companies operating in Botswana,
such as De Beers’ Global Sightholder Sales (GSS) and state-owned Okavango
Diamond Company, drove the nation’s economic growth, explained Keith