Diamond – The Wall Street Journal reported that the Kimberley Process has recommended a temporary embargo on the Central African Republic after a rebel coup occurred in the country in March. Alluvial diamonds are a main source of funding for the nation.
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Oil – The Wall Street Journal reported that Iran's oil exports fell almost 45 percent in July, in part due to US sanctions and a European Union embargo on the country's oil, both of which are aimed at encouraging Iran to compromise about its nuclear program.
Rare Earth – Reuters reports that Rare earth elements are elements that are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors.
Diagem Inc. reports that Brasilia is reviewing the lifting of the Chapadao embargo and it can be lifted in a few weeks. The invalidity of the embargo and related fines have been fully documented and demonstrated by Diagem. The administrative and legal process can be a lengthy one in Brazil but the IBAMA President, Mr Roberto Messias [...]