Ornamental stone production rises in Huíla, Angola

1 August 2014

Ornamental stone production companies based in Angola’s Huíla province in six months produced 17,176 cubic metres of black granite, which was 3,320 cubic metres more than in the previous six months, said the director for Industry, Geology and Mines, Paula Baptista Joaquim.

Baptista told Angolan news agency Angop that Huíla exported 13,915 cubic metres of black granite worth 3 billion kwanzas.

The stone produce din Huíla was exported to Portugal, China, Spain, Germany, Italy and India.

There are 40 black granite companies based in Huíla province. (macauhub/AO)