Consumption

2016

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2016          
Jan. 167 97 63 3 4
Feb. 205 140 46 12 7
Mar. 213 144 63 3 3
Apr. 233 150 62 15 6
May 236  117 69  14   36
June 151  82  59  3 7 
July 116  44  58  11  3 
Aug. 200  133  59  6  2 
Sep. 204  152  45  3  4 
Oct. 173  79  73  13  8 
Nov. 154  83  67  0  4 
Dec. 186  93  86  3  4 

 

Local consumption of tin metal refers to the use of tin in a particular application. Sales to manufacturing industries have been used as proxy for consumption except in the case of manufacture of tinplate for which actual consumption data available.

* : The figures include high-grade tin (99.9% Sn) imported for consumption.
** : Preliminary