Central African Republic (CAR) was one of the biggest African diamond & gold producer (War).
CAM possesses also substantial mineral resources, but these are not yet extensively mined. CAM Ministry of Mines has set up new precious metal sales rules.
All buyers must obtain an authorization permit document Directly from the Ministry of Mines, Department of Mines and Geology. This will give the buyer the full rights to be able to purchase diamonds from Cameroon as well as in any CEMAC member states. Not at Central African Republic (War). Despite its big mineral deposits (diamond) CAR is among the 10 poorest countries in the world.