Tin Consumption

2011

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2011          
Jan. 209 124 67 9 9
Feb. 210 148 48 7 7
Mar. 291 192 48 12 39
Apr. 171 101 64 4 2
May 169 99 54 8 8
Jun. 223 148 55 13 7
Jul. 181 107 57 7 10
Aug. 187 110 55 13 9
Sep. 166 110 45 5 6
Oct. 197 106 78 11 2
Nov. 142 101 28 8 5
Dec. 195 112 66 11 6

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