U.S. State Dept. Revises List of Clean Diamond Act Participants

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RAPAPORT… The United States Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs has issued a revised list of participating countries and entities who under the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 may import rough diamonds into the United States to include Bangladesh.

The following is a revised list of participants:

-Angola–Ministry of Geology and Mines
-Armenia–Ministry of Trade and Economic Development
-Australia–Exporting Authority–Department of Industry, Tourism andResources; Importing Authority–Australian Customs Service
-Bangladesh–Ministry of Commerce
-Belarus–Department of Finance
-Botswana–Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources
-Brazil–Ministry of Mines and Energy
-Bulgaria–Ministry of Finance
-Canada–Natural Resources Canada
-Central African Republic–Ministry of Energy and Mining
-China–General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
-Democratic Republic of the Congo–Ministry of Mines
-Croatia–Ministry of Economy
-European Community–DG/External Relations/A.2
-Ghana–Precious Minerals and Marketing Company Ltd
-Guinea–Ministry of Mines and Geology
-Guyana–Geology and Mines Commission
-India–The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council
-Indonesia–Directorate General of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Trade
-Israel–The Diamond Controller
-Ivory Coast–Ministry of Mines and Energy
-Japan–Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
-Republic of Korea–Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
-Laos–Ministry of Finance
-Lebanon–Ministry of Economy and Trade
-Lesotho–Commissioner of Mines and Geology
-Malaysia–Ministry of International Trade and Industry
-Mauritius–Ministry of Commerce
-Namibia–Ministry of Mines and Energy
-New Zealand–Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
-Norway–The Norwegian Goldsmiths’ Association
-Romania–National Authority for Consumer Protection
-Russia–Gokhran, Ministry of Finance
-Sierra Leone–Government Gold and Diamond Office
-Singapore–Singapore Customs
-South Africa–South African Diamond Board
-Sri Lanka–National Gem and Jewellery Authority
-Switzerland–State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
-Taiwan–Bureau of Foreign Trade
-Tanzania–Commissioner for Minerals
-Thailand–Ministry of Commerce
-Togo–Ministry of Mines and Geology
-Ukraine–State Gemological Centre of Ukraine
-United Arab Emirates–Dubai Metals and Commodities Center
-Venezuela–Ministry of Energy and Mines
-Vietnam–Ministry of Trade
-Zimbabwe–Ministry of Mines and Mining Development.



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