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Malaysia to dive back into tin mining, says Xavier

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INTERVIEW | Once known as one of the world's largest tin producers, Malaysia's domination of global supply ceased in the mid-1980s when prices plummeted, forcing mines around the country to close.

According to Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar, however, the current global market price for tin has prompted renewed interest in the industry...

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