Diamond buyer Elliot Tannenbaum, from the Leo Schachter Diamond Group, holds a bag of uncut diamonds at a sightholders week at De Beers offices in central London

Angola's Endiama sees diamond output rising to 13.8 mln carats by 2022

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Angola's state-owned diamond firm Endiama sees production rising to 13.8 million carats in 2022 compared with 9.5 million carats forecast for this year, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Production in 2018 was 9.4 million carats, Endiama's director of geology, Kapingana Mandavela, told an African mining conference.

(Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by James Macharia)

2019-02-06 16:04:14

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