Botswana Analysis

Industry Trend Analysis - Shift To Coal Underway, Yet Diamonds Still Rule - FEB 2017

Botswana's government's efforts to develop the coal mining sector will yield steady progress, supported by low operating costs, a solid project pipeline and rising domestic demand. Nonetheless, the government's coal initiatives within the context of reducing dependence on the diamond sector will face headwinds from subdued coal prices and the outsized value of the diamond sector.