Diamond – Over the weekend, the Dubai Diamond Exchange announced that a record number of sales took place at the first Zimbabwe diamond tender, which was held from March 23 to 30 of this year.
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Diamond – Rapaport reported that on the first day of the inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender, which is being held at the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) from March 23 to 30, over 105 participants registered as buyers.
Platinum – Reuters reported that Zimbabwe's government is in the process of considering Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.'s (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) proposal for the construction of a platinum refinery in the country.
Lithium – AllAfrica reported that the government of Zimbabwe is planning on setting up a lithium processing plant in Bulawayo, which would be crucial in the production of batteries in the country.
Diamond – Bloomberg reported that this year, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre plans to sell 12 million carats worth of diamonds from Zimbabwe. If that happens, the country will become one of the group's six largest suppliers.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported that Lin Lin, a Chinese ambassador, said his country is willing to help Zimbabwe set up its first platinum refinery.
Diamond – Reuters reported that Anjin Investments (Pvt) Ltd., the biggest miner in Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields, said Friday that it is facing financial problems due to a decline in the quality of the diamonds at its mine.
Gold – Reuters reported that according to Zimbabwe's finance minister, the country's only gold reserves are coins valued at $501,390.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported that a proposed 15-percent tax on Zimbabwe's platinum exports is garnering heavy criticism. The tax is part of the country's efforts to keep more industry revenue within its borders.
Platinum – Mining Weekly reported that Zimbabwe, which last year gave miners two years to build a platinum refinery in the country, has shortlisted two firms interested in doing so.