Carving out a niche

China emerges as key diamond processor, partly due to rising domestic demand for gems.

    Diamond cutting is a craft that has long been associated with Europe, India and the Middle East.

    However, China has been carving out a name for itself in the industry, due in part to booming domestic demand for the gems.

    Rob McBride reports from Guangdong in southern China.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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