Consumption

2012

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2012          
Jan. 150 52 6 4 9
Feb. 127 102 9 2 7
Mar. 183 142 10 7 39
Apr. 131 65 8 5 2
May 188 102 10 9 8
Jun. 213 146 11 9 7
Jul. 160 90 8 4 10
Aug. 212 141 8 10 9
Sep. 232 160 7 10 6
Oct. 178 114 9 5 2
Nov. 150 99 9 5 5
Dec. 159 120 9 3 6

 

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.