Tin Consumption

 

Domestic Tin Consumption

(In Tonnes)

Period

Total

Consumption

Solder*
Tinplate
Pewter
Others*
1996
5,996
3,455
862
661
1,018
1997
6,586
3,564
878
770
1,374
1998
5,453
3,271
607
603
972
1999
5,723
3,508
796
718
701
2000
5,639
3,176
600
832
1,031
2001
4,045
1,916
518
654
958
2002
3,896
2,108
557
593
637
2003
4,080
2,194
636
537
713
2004
4,656
2,864
784
399
609
2005
4,133
2,692
679
264
498
2006
4,904
2,054
613
210
2,027
2007
3,564
2,513
680
219
152
2008
3,521
2,511
685
147
178
2009
2,944
1,537
681
100
626
2010
2,942
1,981
683
169
109
2011
2,341
1,458
665
108
110
2012
2,083
1,333
573
104
73
2013
1,835
1,078
561
100
96
2014
1,581
922
520
82
57
2015
1,900
1,133
608
77
82
2016**
2,238
1,314
750
86
88
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
July
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
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
July
220
143
60
11
6
Aug.
267
195
60
5
7
Sep.
261
198
44
8
11
Oct.
196
116
66
8
6
Nov.
232
149
56
13
14
Dec.
321
250
56
11
4
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
July
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
2012
Jan.
150
52
88
6
4
Feb.
127
102
14
9
2
Mar.
183
142
24
10
7
Apr.
131
65
53
8
5
May
188
102
67
10
9
Jun
213
146
47
11
9
July
160
90
58
8
4
Aug.
212
141
53
8
10
Sep.
232
160
55
7
10
Oct.
178
114
50
9
5
Nov.
150
99
37
9
5
Dec.
159
120
27
9
3
2013
Jan.
136
66
59
7
4
Feb.
158
90
55
7
6
Mar.
176
115
46
8
7
Apr.
112
68
23
8
13
May
130
64
55
8
3
Jun
165
81
52
10
22
July
178
122
45
7
4
Aug.
168
96
50
7
15
Sep.
180
116
45
9
10
Oct.
176
114
48
10
4
Nov.
175
69
53
8
45
Dec.
118
73
30
7
8
2014
Jan.
105
71
28
4
2
Feb.
144
79
52
6
7
Mar.
138
81
47
5
5
Apr.
153
117
29
4
3
May
102
48
34
15
5
Jun
174
122
42
6
4
July
96
38
45
3
10
Aug.
134
73
56
4
1
Sep.
177
116
42
13
6
Oct. 80 38
38
2
2
Nov. 162 82
57
16
7
Dec. 116 57
50
4
5
2015
Jan
120
67
47
2
4
Feb
123
78
38
5
2
Mar
205
128
63
6
8
Apr
85
33
37
11
4
May
159
108
354
12
June
158
105
51
0
2
July
157
99
31
14
13
Aug
158
82
66
2
8
Sept
182
101
66
4
11
Oct
166
90
55
13
8
Nov
176
102
65
4
5
Dec
211
140
54
12
5
2016**
Jan
167
97
63
3
4
Feb
205140
46
12
7
Mar
213
144
63
3
3
Apr
233
150
62
15
6
May
236
117
69
14
36
June
151
82
59
3
7
July
11644
58
11
3
Aug
200
133
59
6
2
Sept 204
15245
3
4
Oct
173
79
73
13
8
Nov
154
83
67
0
4
Dec
186
93
86
3
4







 


 

  • * : The figure include high-grade tin (99.9% Sn) imported for consumption.
  • ** : Preliminary
  • N.Y.A : Not Yet Available
  • Sources:
    • Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia.
    • Malaysia Smelting Corporation Bhd.

Note :

Local Consumption of tin metal refers to the use of the 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 are available.

 


 

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