Which Country Produces the Most Smelter Tin?

Tin (Smelter) Production (tonnes), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 13 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in tin (smelter) production with 166,900 tonnes followed by Indonesia and Malaysia. On the other end of the scale was India with 9.00 tonnes, Russia with 800 tonnes and Japan with 1,688 tonnes.

Data for more countries are available at Tin (Smelter) Production indicator page.

Tin (Smelter) Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belgium tonnes 8,700 9,946 10,008 11,350 10,346
Bolivia tonnes 14,715 14,975 14,518 14,280 14,863
Brazil tonnes 8,311 9,098 9,382 11,955 14,721
China tonnes 140,400 149,000 155,499 147,863 159,601
India tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 27.0 24.0 23.0 14.0 23.0 ...
Indonesia tonnes 50,859 64,200 73,000 79,800 63,000
Japan tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 757 841 947 1,133 1,786
Malaysia tonnes 36,407 38,737 40,267 37,792 32,668
Peru tonnes ... 34,388 36,451 32,290 24,811 24,181
Poland tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 602 82.0 1,375 1,900
Russia tonnes 1,429 1,381 726 900 800 ... ...
Thailand tonnes 19,423 23,551 23,944 22,992 23,087
Vietnam tonnes 2,747 3,042 3,900 4,800 5,500