Halt in Indonesian Tin Exports Hitting U.S. Markets

- November 18th, 2011

Reuters Africa reported the suspension of tin ingot export shipments from Indonesian smelters last month is creating a supply crunch for U.S. consumers.

Reuters Africa reported the suspension of tin ingot export shipments from Indonesian smelters last month is creating a supply crunch for U.S. consumers.

As quoted in the market news:

Nearly in its seventh week, the shipping ban from the world’s largest exporter is expected to last until the end of the year, leaving many U.S. buyers with few other reliable supply lines and mounting concerns about next year’s supply contracts, market participants said.

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