Tin: United States

This report forecasts to 2019 US refined tin demand and secondary production in metric tons of tin content. Total demand is segmented by application as follows: chemicals, tinplate, alloys, solder, and other applications. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: electrical and electronic equipment, packaging, building products, transport equipment, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total secondary production, and the various demand segments are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. Global historical average prices for refined tin cited from the World Bank are provided for 2004-2014; forecasts are also reported for 2015-2019. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, global tin mine production, and price trends. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines applications and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each application and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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