Who produces most diamonds?

Biggest diamond producers: A model's best friend.

Since 2000, the governments of over 75 countries have signed up to the Kimberley Process, which certifies that diamonds produced for foreign markets have not helped to fund violence. The Process has its critics, who point out that diamonds from the huge Marange mine in Zimbabwe have just been cleared for sale, despite much evidence of government-sponsored violence there.

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What Are The World’s Largest Retailers?

From mega store to grocery and convenience, the retailers that can claim to be the world’s largest span numbers categories and eve more countries. You might be surprised to see who hails from where and how they stack up against the competition. And, while one retailer continues its hold on the lucrative spot at the top, the stores that round out our list all play an undeniable role in the global economy.