Tin started the year with a strong start with Tin Prices rising by around 30% till date. There are three main reasons for this significant improvement in prices. First is that there has had been a strong growth expectation on the global level. The second reason is the expectation that the 2012 tin market is going third successive year with tin deficit. The third reason being that, the ratio between stocks and consumption is going to touch the lowest ever. However, there are some indications that the current growth is not going to be sustained. A basic perception is that there are chances of certain consolidation in Tin Prices in the near future.