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Indonesian tin exports down 60% in November

December 09, 2011 - 07:03 GMT Location: Singapore

KEYWORDS: Indonesia , tin , export , Bangka

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

The largest tin exporter in the world exported 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 smelters in Bangka were obeying the agreed self-imposed export moratorium. Only three Bangka smelters – PT Timah, Koba Tin, and Refined Bangka Tin...

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