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Tin industry is shining once again

Posted on 14 October 2011

Not long ago, tin ruled the economies of states like Perak and Selangor. Alongside rubber, tin was in fact the darling of the country’s economy then. Those in the thriving tin industry enjoyed a higher income and a better standard of living compared with the rest. Much of the infrastructure investment then was to cater to tin logistics.
This was to feed a growing world demand for the metal. Tin was a much sought after material in the packaging and soldering business. The price was also reasonably high. In a nutshell, tin was highly profitable. But all this changed after 1985……………………………………….Full Article: Source


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