Tin Consumption

2009

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2009          
Jan. 81 38 32 6 5
Feb. 129 75 37 7 10
Mar. 177 85 73 11 8
Apr. 209 128 56 5 20
May 208 134 52 9 13
Jun. 172 93 59 8 12
Jul. 233 135 66 13 19
Aug. 297 208 72 6 11
Sep. 494 158 48 5 283
Oct. 373 151 67 6 149
Nov. 285 183 66 13 23
Dec. 286 149 53 11 73

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