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In commodity market terminology, Tin refers to a malleable poor metal with a silvery appearance which is primarily used for alloys, plating and solder. It is also used to coat steel in a variety of applications.
The principle market for Tin futures is on the London Metals Exchange. A LME Tin futures contract is for 5 metric tons, prices are quoted in U.S. Dollars and the trading symbol is SN. Tin futures are also traded on the Multi-Commodities Exchange MCX in India.