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Rough Diamonds Prohibited from Venezuela

A Federal Register Notice dated September 8, 2008 (volume 73, number 174) from the Department of State announced the removal of Venezuela as a participating nation to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS). Shipments of rough diamonds from Venezuela are not being controlled through the KPCS at this time and are now prohibited from entering the U.S.

Questions can be directed to the Strategic Enforcement Policy Branch Kimberley Diamond Point of Contact.

Last modified: 
January 12, 2016