Sri Lanka SOE to export mineral sands to China

Sri Lanka’s state-run Lanka Mineral Sands Limited is to export 60,000 metric tonnes of ilmenite to China, a government statement said.

The statement quoted Lanka Mineral Sands Chairman Udeni Dasanayake as saying that two ships will arrive in Sri Lanka to carry the mineral. 

Earlier this week a shipment of 30,000 tonnes of Zircon mineral sands was shipped out of Trincomalee harbour, which was observed by Industries Minister Ramesh Pathirana.

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