Tin Market - Global Exports of Tin Continue to Decline

Other Mining And Quarrying November 28, 2016
Author: Maria Fadeeva
Market Analyst

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Global tin exports have been on a steady decline since 2012, amounting to 4,043 million USD in 2015. Before that export values fluctuated from year to year. According to IndexBox estimates, Indonesia's exports continued to dominate the global tin market. In 2015, tin exports from Indonesia totaled 1,154 million USD, which accounted for a 29% share of global exports. Malaysia, Singapore, Peru, and Bolivia were the other key global suppliers of tin in 2015, with a 44% combined share of global exports.

Malaysia (+9.8% per year) and Bolivia (+4.7% per year) were the fastest growing exporters from 2007 to 2015. Malaysia significantly strengthened its position in terms of global exports of tin, growing its share from 7% in 2007 to 15% in 2015.

Singapore (15%, based on value terms), USA (14%), Japan (11%), Germany (8%), and the Republic of Korea (6%) were the leading destinations of tin imports in 2015. Imports to the USA grew at a pace of +2.1% per year from 2007 to 2015. By contrast, Singapore slightly contracted its imports of tin over the same period. The USA's share of global imports increased by +3 percentage points, while the balance of key importers maintained stable share sizes.

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