Search

 

Cablegate: Angola: Information for the U.S. International

VZCZCXRO9108
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

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR USITC (YINUG, SCHLITT)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD ECON AO
SUBJECT: ANGOLA: INFORMATION FOR THE U.S. INTERNATIONAL
TRADE COMMISSION

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
facility.

3. (U) POC at post for follow-up information is Mark Schall
at schallmd@state.gov or 244-222-641-089.
FERNANDEZ

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

COP24: Rapid Action Urged At Climate Change Conference

Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, from California to Kerala, and Tonga to Japan, the annual UN Climate Change Conference opens with the goal of finalising the implementation guidelines for the Paris Climate Change Agreement. More>>

ALSO:

New Report: Refugees In PNG Being Pushed To The Brink

Refugee Council of Australia and Amnesty International paint a stark picture of a traumatised refugee population hit hard by Australia's recent healthcare and counselling service cuts, as well as continued threats to their safety. More>>

ALSO:

Jamal Khashoggi: UK, France, Germany Join Calls For Credible Investigation

Germany, the United Kingdom and France share the grave concern expressed by others including HRVP Mogherini and UNSG Guterres, and are treating this incident with the utmost seriousness. More>>

ALSO:

MSF Not Wanted: Nauru Government Shows Continued Callousness

The Nauruan Government’s decision to ask Doctors Without Borders to immediately leave shows continued callousness towards asylum seekers desperately seeking a safe place to call home, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman said today. More>>

ALSO: