Indonesian tin exports down 60% in November

Dec 09, 2011 | 02:03 AM |

Indonesia's refined tin exports fell by 60% in November as most smelters in Bangka obeyed the self-imposed export ban.

The world's largest tin exporter shipped 2,202 tonnes of tin in November, down 60% month-on-month, and down 75% year-on-year, according to the country's trade ministry.


“Most of the smelters in Bangka were obeying the agreed, self-imposed export moratorium. Only three Bangka smelters – PT Timah, Koba Tin, and Refined Bangka Tin - exported in November,” an official at the ministry said.....

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