Rapaport Research Report - April 2023
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This report outlines the possible sticking points in the negotiations for new marketing and mining agreements between De Beers and the Botswana government, which have been delayed since 2021. As the June deadline approaches, each brings its own leverage to the table. The parties will be hoping to thrash out a deal that will be a net positive for both, as well as for the people of Botswana and the industry — as these deals have historically done.
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