Cablegate: Angola: Information for the U.S. International
PP RUEHBZ RUEHDU RUEHJO RUEHMR RUEHRN
DE RUEHLU #0875 2361050
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 241050Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY LUANDA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4262
INFO RUCNSAD/SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY PRIORITY
UNCLAS LUANDA 000875
STATE FOR USITC (YINUG, SCHLITT)
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD ECON AO
SUBJECT: ANGOLA: INFORMATION FOR THE U.S. INTERNATIONAL
REF: STATAE 113452
1. (U) In response to reftel inquiry, Angola has no rubber
industry at present. The Embassy has not heard serious
discussion of creating a rubber industry.
2. (U) Although Angola has a large and growing diamond
industry, in-country cutting and polishing remains limited.
However, a new state of the art diamond cutting and polishing
plant has opened in the Talatona suburb of southern Luanda.
There is no published information on capacity of this
3. (U) POC at post for follow-up information is Mark Schall
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 244-222-641-089.