December Myanmar ore shipments down sharply year-on-year

According to the latest customs statistics, China’s tin ore and concentrate imports in December 2018 totalled 18,162 tonnes, 17,667 tonnes of which originated from Myanmar. We estimate that the tin content of shipments from Myanmar in December was 5,000 tonnes, up 19%...

Myanmar ore shipments remain at low levels

According to the latest Customs data, China 17,884 tonnes of tin ore and concentrate in November 2018, 17,398 tonnes of which was imported from Myanmar. The tin content of ore imports from Myanmar was estimated at some 4,000 tonnes in November, down 45% from a year...

China’s tin imports fall month-on-month in October

According to the latest customs data, China imported 13,768 tons of tin ore and concentrate (gross weight) in October 2018, of which 13,387 tons were imported from Myanmar. The tin content of shipments from Myanmar was estimated at 3,300 tons in October, down 11% from...

China ore imports fall sharply in September

According to the latest official China customs data, China imported a gross total of 15,243 tonnes of tin ore and concentrate in September 2018, of which 14,695 tonnes was imported from Myanmar with an estimated tin content of 3,700 tonnes, down by 26% both...

China tin concentrate imports exceed expectations in August

According to the latest China Customs figures, Tin contained in imported concentrate in August totalled an estimated 6,000 tonnes, with 5,600 tonnes from Myanmar, up 22% month-on-month and 11% year-on-year. Gross imports of tin concentrate by China totalled 23,171...

Myanmar tin shipments drop to lower levels

The tin content of Myanmar ore and concentrate shipments to China in June and July was estimated by the International Tin Association (ITA) at 4,300 tonnes and 3,700 tonnes respectively, down 19% and 38% year-on-year. The estimated tin content of Myanmar shipments...

China’s refined tin output up 8% in early 2018

China’s refined tin production totalled 56,800 tonnes between January and April 2018, up by 8% compared to the same period of last year, according to a recent survey carried out by the International Tin Association. The increase in refined production from January to...

China ore imports fall sharply in February

According to the latest customs statistics, China’s tin ore and concentrate imports in February 2018 totalled 19,561 tonnes. 19,488 tonnes was imported from Myanmar with an estimated tin content of 4,900 tonnes, less than half of January levels. The estimated tin...

China ore imports remain strong in January

China imports of tin ores and concentrates totalled 44,798 tonnes in January with 44,298 tonnes from Myanmar, according to the latest official customs statistics. The estimated tin content of shipments from Myanmar in January was 11,100 tonnes, only 200 tonnes less...

China ore imports hit December high

According to the latest customs statistics, China’s tin ore and concentrates imports in December 2017 totalled 45,295 tonnes, 45,020 tonnes of which originated from Myanmar. We estimate that the tin content of shipments from Myanmar in December was 11,300...