Tin

CNBC reported the United States is set to clarify the Dodd Frank Act and companies’ regulations to stop trading in conflict minerals like tin.

CNBC reported the United States is set to clarify the Dodd Frank Act and companies’ regulations to stop trading in conflict minerals like tin.

As quoted in the market news:

Regarding enhanced disclosure about conflict minerals, research by a U.N. Group of Experts last year found that the law had already helped reduce the sums earned from tungsten, tin and tantalum mining used to support warlords and buy guns.

Electronics companies such as Dell Inc <DELL.O> and Intel Corp <INTC.O> have signed codes of conduct excluding conflict minerals from their supply chains.

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