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Hard-to-Get Ore Means Tin Supply From Top Exporter to Shrink

  • Output, exports may drop to 60,000 tons, association predicts
  • Prices have rallied in London on outlook for global shortage

Tin output and exports from Indonesia will probably tumble this year as producers in the world’s largest shipper struggle to obtain sufficient supplies of raw ore, according to Jabin Sufianto, head of the Association of Indonesian Tin Exporters.

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