Consumption

2014

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2014          
Jan. 105 71 28 4 2
Feb. 144 79 52 6 7
Mar. 138 81 47 5 5
Apr. 153 117 29 4 3
May 102 48 34 15 5
June 174 122 42 6 4
July 96 38 45 3 10
Aug. 134 73 56 4 1
Sep. 177 116 42 13 6
Oct. 80 38 38 2 2
Nov. 162 82 57 16 7
Dec. 116 57 50 4 5

 

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.