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TABLE 7
U.S. IMPORTS FOR CONSUMPTION OF TIN IN VARIOUS FORMS1
 
    2009   2010
Quantity Quantity
(metric tons, Value (metric tons, Value
gross weight) (thousands) gross weight) (thousands)
Dross, skimmings, scrap residues, tin alloys, n.s.p.f.2   81,300   $23,400   58,000   $30,700
Miscellaneous3   XX   36,200   XX   53,200
Tin compounds   601   8,180   753   13,300
Tinplate and terneplate   295,000   366,000   464,000   500,000
Tinplate scrap   27,100   5,190   68,000   14,300
XX Not applicable.
1Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits.
2Not specifically provided for.
3Includes tinfoil, tin powder, flitters, metallics, and other manufactures n.s.p.f.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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