Official website of The United States Kimberley Process Authority

The United States Kimberley Process Authority

Authorized by the U.S. government to provide US Kimberley Process certificates to licensed entities for use in exporting rough diamonds from the U.S.

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The United States Kimberley Process Authority (USKPA) is a not-for-profit trade association in the United States formed for the purpose of administering and controlling the usage of U.S. Kimberley Process certificates for the export of rough diamonds from the U.S.

The USKPA is governed by a Board of Directors and is located in New York City.

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Clean Diamond Trade Act

The law regulating exports of rough diamonds from the US, creating a system for the trade of rough diamonds consistent with the standards set by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme.

Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS)

The goal of the KPCS is to restrict the trade of rough diamonds known as "conflict diamonds."

Conflict Diamonds

Conflict diamonds are rough diamonds used by rebel movements or their allies to finance conflict aimed at undermining legitimate governments.