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World's Top 12 Tin Companies
Feb 15,2011 09:05CST
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 14 -- China's Yunnan Tin is the world's largest tin producer for the sixth straight year with output rising from last year, data from UK-based consultant ITRI shows.  Indonesia's state owned PT Timah , the No.2 producer, posted a decline in
production after heavy rains hampered mining.   Following is a list of major producers and their output of  refined tin in tonnes for 2010 and 2009, according to ITRI. 

                                                2010        2009    % change  
1. Yunnan Tin  (China)*         59,180      55,898     +5.9     

2. PT Timah (Indonesia)*        40,413      45,086    -10.4 

3. Malaysia Smelting Corp *     38,737      36,407     +6.4 

4. Minsur (Peru) *              36,052      33,920     +6.3 

5. Thaisarco (Thailand) *       23,505      19,300    +21.8 

6. Guangxi China Tin            14,300      10,500    +36.2 

7. Yunnan Chengfeng (China) *   14,155      14,947     -5.3 

8. EM Vinto (Bolivia)           11,520      11,805     -2.4 

9. Metallo Chimique (Beligium)*  9,945       8,690    +14.4 

10. Gejiu Zi-Li (China)          9,000       5,600    +60.7 

11. PT Koba Tin (Indonesia) *    6,644       7,455    -10.9 

12. Jiangxi Nanshan Tin          6,000       3,000   +100.0 

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