Kimberley Process's Hirsch Says No Decision Yet on Zimbabwe Gem Exports

The Kimberley Process, the global body that monitors sales of so-called conflict diamonds, has yet to reach a decision on whether exports of gems from Zimbabwe’s Marange field will be permitted, Boaz Hirsch, the group’s chairman, told reporters in Jerusalem today.

An agreement may be reached in coming days when some representatives have consulted their governments, he said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Calev Ben-David in Jerusalem at cbendavid@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.