Mine Services April 2014 Analysis

Global Industry Overview - Tin: No Boom Years Ahead - APR 2014

Global tin mine production will only expand modestly in the coming years on the back of tighter environmental regulations, falling ore grades and higher production costs. China will lead the bulk of the output increase, while other traditional players such as Indonesia and Australia continue to make a modest contribution. The key downside risk to our production forecast stems from the fact that...