Tin Consumption

2007

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2007          
Jan. 197 117 54 21 5
Feb. 204 122 63 14 5
Mar. 319 235 48 19 17
Apr. 297 203 64 17 13
May 267 168 63 19 17
Jun. 317 242 57 14 17
Jul. 333 242 38 22 15
Aug. 311 219 68 23 23
Sep. 276 217 65 23 6
Oct. 945 199 51 15 11
Nov. 326 243 60 11 12
Dec. 387 306 49 21 11

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