Tungsten From Colombia Taints Phone-to-Car Sales

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Illegally mined minerals that fund a decades-old war in Colombia are making their way into supply lines for cars, smart phones and computers. Amazon Indians explore the rain forest for valuable rocks that contain tantalum and tungsten, both of which are used to manufacture smartphones and other mobile devices. While the Indians do the digging, they rely on another more powerful group to get the ore to market, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Bloomberg's Michael Smith reports. This story is featured in the September issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. (Source: Bloomberg)

Sabic CEO Al-Benyan Says 2017 Will Be Challenging Year
38:55 - Saudi Basic Industries Corp. CEO and Vice Chairman Yousef Al-Benyan discusses Saudi Arabia King's visit to China, the company's U.S. expansion plans and the challenges ahead. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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