Tantalum Market News Directory

Mining in Ethiopia Could Be a $5 Billion Industry

According to a report from Ventures Africa, Ethiopia could be sitting on a rather large economic opportunity. A 2013 study indicated that the mining sector - including tantalum deposits in that country - could be worth as much as $5 billion.

Rwandan Tantalum Income Drops on Weaker Prices

Rwanda has experienced a decrease of roughly one fifth in mineral exports due to decreased tantalum prices. The country played an important role in global tantalum production in 2012, according to Bloomberg.

Is Supply Chain Transparency Impossible?

Forbes contributor Tim Worstall said in a recent article that the Behind the Barcode campaign, which is part of the larger corporate social responsibility movement, is using a "profoundly anti-market" method to achieve its goals.