Diamond rebound powers 2013 economic growth

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Economy growth, as measured by Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), picked up pace to jump by 5.9 percent in 2013 compared to a revised 4.3 percent in 2012. This was largely on the back of increased diamond production.

Last year’s increase in the rate of growth reversed a three year streak in which the economy grew at a slowing rate.

In 2010, the economy grew by 8.6 percent but slowed down to 6.2 percent the next year before further declining to 4.3 percent in 2012.

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