Consumption

2013

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2013          
Jan. 136 66 59 7 4
Feb. 158 90 55 7 6
Mar. 176 115 46 8 7
Apr. 112 68 23 8 13
May 130 64 55 8 3
Jun. 165 81 52 10 22
Jul. 178 122 45 7 4
Aug. 168 96 50 7 15
Sep. 180 116 45 9 10
Oct. 176 114 48 10 4
Nov. 175 69 53 8 45
Dec. 118 73 30 7 8

 

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.