Indonesia, the world’s largest tin exporting country, experienced a 92 per cent year on year decline in exports to 786 tonnes in September, according to Bloomberg News. The fall was far greater than expected and reflected difficulties smelters are having adjusting to the new regulation that requires all ingot sales to be conducted through an Indonesian commodity exchange. September shipments included 400 tonnes of ingot and 386 tonnes of tin solder with the later being exempt from the new regulation until January 2015.

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Indonesian Monthly Refined Tin Exports Sept