Responsible Production

The International Tin Association is working with our members and wider stakeholders to make improvements across the entire supply chain. Ensuring that tin’s journey from ore to end-product is done responsibly and that we are encouraging the market for recycled tin.

Mining Regions

The industry’s global footprint and mining operations across Asia, Africa and Latin America

Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining

An estimated 40% of the global tin supply stems from informal mining operations, bringing economic development to rural communities.

Sustainable Production

Ensuring adequate flow of mineral resource to the global marketplace. Information regarding tin reserves, Life Cycle Thinking and common mining and production techniques.


With a recycling rate over 30% for 2016, tin’s dynamic secondary market has a strong role to play in the circular economy of tomorrow.