ITA Study – Tin surfed the pandemic wave

The seventeenth annual survey of users carried out by the International Tin Association (ITA) estimated that refined tin use in 2020 decreased -1.6% to 361,900 tonnes, with a preliminary estimate of 7.2% expansion during 2021, attributed to recovery from the...

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Pandemic not all bad news for tin

The sixteenth annual survey carried out by the International Association (ITA) estimated a tin use contraction of -5.4% in 2019 with a further decline of -5.9% forecast for 2020. However, it was not all bad news for tin as some sectors actually benefitted from the...

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Tin users see weaker markets

The fifteenth annual tin use survey carried out by the International Tin Association (ITA) showed refined tin use grew by 2% in 2018 but points to a contraction of -2% in 2019. 141 companies took part, accounting for some 43% of estimated global refined tin use in...

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Industry leaders sign MoU on responsible tin sourcing

The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further...

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