AMC threatens to quit Congo in row over ‘rebel links

AMC threatens to quit Congo in row over 'rebel links' - Times, September 29, 2009
...In response to the criticism, AMC said that Thaisarco, its tin smelting subsidiary in Thailand, which purchases tin ore from Congo, would not enter into further contracts with suppliers unless it had the support of the United Nations and campaign groups for a certification scheme. After a UN report last year on illicit trading by rebel groups in Congo, Thaisarco began to develop a certification scheme with ITRI, the tin industry organisation, aimed at verifying the origin of shipments of tin ore...
[Thanks to Danny for pointing this out.]

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