Learn About Tin

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  • Supply rationalisation is driving a recovery in the LME tin price
  • No significant investment in new tin mines or exploration for tin
  • Tin is an energy metal – new uses emerging in energy capture and storage
  • Traditional uses (solder, tin plate and chemicals) returning to growth
  • Significant market deficit forecast for 2016 and 2017

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  • Global market of 340,000 tonnes of refined tin valued at US$6.8bn
  • 47% of tin is consumed as lead-free solder by the consumer electronics industry
  • Tin chemicals, the second largest end-use with 16% of the market, has the fastest growth
  • China, at 44%, is the largest consuming country followed by other Asia at 25%
  • Global mine supply is 275,000 tonnes with recycled tin accounting for another 62,000 tonnes
  • China is the largest miner of tin at 32% and the largest producer of refined tin at 48%

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Global Refined Tin Market[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion shape=”square” c_position=”right” active_section=”1″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Tin as an energy metal – many potential new uses” tab_id=”1483075136262-5f84d15e-1c11″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Tin as Energy Metal[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion c_position=”right” active_section=”1″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Major Tin Mining Countries – 2015 production” tab_id=”1483075602592-7b1ada38-ff8d”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Map of Global Tin Market Production[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Country TIN
China 88Kt
Indonesia 66Kt
Myanmar 42Kt
Bolivia 20Kt
Peru 20Kt
Brazil 12Kt
Africa 9Kt
Australia 7Kt

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Indonesia Tin Export Decline

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Myanmar – Export Plateau

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