Tin Consumption

2006

 

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2006          
Jan. 276  188 43 20 25
Feb.  228 164 34 16 14
Mar. 301 210 50 15 26
Apr. 301 223 34 23 21
May 315 217 59 18 21
Jun. 321 230 57 18 16
Jul. 294 195 61 22 16
Aug. 268 203 44 9 12
Sep. 438 54 63 27 294
Oct. 945 60 48 20 817
Nov. 286 71 62 8 145
Dec. 931 239 58 14 620

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.

Source: Malaysia Smelting Corporation Bhd