Diamonds: Still Shining Brightly for Canada's North - ARCHIVED

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This paper will examine the overall impact of diamonds on the NWT since 1999 and provide data on production values from 2002 to 2005.

The total impact of the discovery of diamonds in the NWT extends far beyond the scope of increased exports. Diamonds have had a significant effect on many aspects of the economy of the NWT. Manufacturing shipments, employment, GDP and income per capita have all seen remarkable turnarounds since the onset of production in 1999.

Issue Number: 2006007
Author(s): Byrd, Craig

Main Product: Canadian Trade Review

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