Consumption

2015

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2015          
Jan. 120 67 47 2 4
Feb. 123 78 38 5 2
Mar. 205 128 63 6 8
Apr. 85 33 37 11 4
May 159 108 35 4 12
June 158 105 51 0 2
July 157 99 31 14 13
Aug. 158 82 66 2 8
Sep. 182 101 66 4 11
Oct. 166 90 55 13 8
Nov. 176 102 65 4 5
Dec. 211 140 54 12 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.