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Tin: a trade-war casualty

It’s always the little people who get hit hardest in a war, a rule which also applies in a trade war as tin, the most thinly-traded material on the London Metal Exchange, suffers a sharp sell-off thanks to a collapse in the production of computer parts.

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A fall of US$1,000 per tonne over the past week to $16,425/t is a particularly painful setback for tin miners because it comes after hopes were raised for a sustainable price recovery flowing from