Exclusive: Production Slowing Fast at Myanmar Mine That Rattled Tin Market

Output from a mysterious Myanmar tin mine that has disrupted the global market in the metal is falling sharply and deposits could be depleted in “two to three years”, senior mine officials told Reuters. A surprise discovery of large quantities of tin has propelled the formerly isolated Southeast Asian country into the position of third […]

Has Myanmar tin production peaked?

According to ITRI, the tin research body, production out of Myanmar may be in a peak-production phase and could start to decline soon. “Based on a recent visit to the [Wa county] area by ITRI China staff, it appears that Myanmar tin production is peaking at some 50,000 tonnes per annum, although there is still […]