DIAMOND PRODUCTION ESTIMATES

ESTIMATED WORLD DIAMOND MINING OUTPUT FOR 2000

MINES

CARATS (000)

US$ P/C

(US$’000)

SO. AFRICA

Venetia

4,498

90

404,820

Premier

1,782

80

142,560

Koffiefontein

151

250

37,750

Kimberley

569

110

62,590

Namaqualand

810

185

149,850

Finsch

1,925

75

144,375

Marsfontein

436

115

50,140

The Oaks

116

200

23,200

Baken

46

418

19,228

Others

250

300

75,000

BOTSWANA

Orapa

12,172

50

608,600

Letlhakane

959

200

191,800

Jwaneng

11,520

115

1,324,800

NAMIBIA

De Beers Marine

576

220

126,720

Namco

200

160

32,000

Namdeb contractors

91

350

31,850

Namdeb onshore

653

350

228,550

ANGOLA

Catoca

1,500

70

105,000

Luzamba

106

327

34,662

Others

2,400

250

600,000

DRC

16,500

75

585,000

CAR

450

160

72,000

GHANA

500

27

13,500

TANZANIA

Williamson

317

145

45,965

IVORY COAST

150

145

21,750

LIBERIA

170

160

27,200

SRA. LEONE

350

250

87,500

GUINEA

450

230

103,500

LESOTHO

20

250

5,000

BRAZIL

650

45

29,250

VENEZUELA

350

130

45,500

GUYANA

20

85

1,700

CHINA

160

103

16,480

AUSTRALIA

Argyle

26,000

13

338,000

Merlin

200

113

22,600

CANADA

Ekati

2,629

173

453,555

RUSSIA

Udachnaya

12,500

80

1,000,000

Jubilee

5,000

65

325,000

Others

3,000

90

270,000

TOTAL

110,176

71

7,856,995