Tin Consumption

2008

MONTHLY DOMESTIC TIN CONSUMPTION (in tonnes)
 YEAR  TOTAL CONSUMPTION  SOLDER  *  TINPLATE PEWTER OTHERS *
2008          
Jan. 239 134 58 21 26
Feb. 278 212 47 10 9
Mar. 331 234 67 10 20
Apr. 344 247 55 27 15
May 274 195 55 11 13
Jun. 399 306 64 9 20
Jul. 258 202 37 5 14
Aug. 347 253 69 13 12
Sep. 323 241 59 7 16
Oct. 242 155 68 12 7
Nov. 225 146 62 6 11
Dec. 261 186 44 16 15

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

MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)
MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)
MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)
MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)
MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)
MALAYSIAN TIN PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION (MTPMA)