Tin Consumption

2010

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2010          
Jan. 178 123 41 8 6
Feb. 268 179 69 10 10
Mar. 240 154 69 6 11
Apr. 243 119 52 64 8
May 249 194 36 12 7
Jun. 267 161 74 13 19
Jul. 220 143 74 5 6
Aug. 267 195 60 8 7
Sep. 261 198 44 8 11
Oct. 196 116 66 6 6
Nov. 232 149 56 13 14
Dec. 321 250 56 11 14

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