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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:11 - Updated Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:11

Black granite exports reduce by 71 per cent in country's south

Moçâmedes - The export of black granite in the country's southern region, in the third quarter of the present year, suffered a reduction of 71 per cent in relation to the previous quarter by reaching the value of 4.1 million cubic metres of this material.

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Huila: a granite transformation plant

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In the second quarter the firms that operate in the southern provinces of Huila and Namibe, exported 14.1 million cubic metres of black granite, as revealed to ANGOP by the head of the department of external trade of Namibe Province’s government, Albertina André.

She explained that the substantial reduction in the exports of black granite to countries like Portugal, Spain, Poland, China, India and Vietnam was caused by the current international economic and financial crisis.

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