Frequently Asked Questions

How do I convert between short tons and metric tons?

Convert short tons to metric tons by multiplying the number of short tons by 0.907184

For example: 12,300 short tons X 0.907184 = 11,158 metric tons.

Convert metric tons to short tons by multiplying the number of metric tons by 1.10231

For example: 11,158 metric tons X 1.10231= 12,300 short tons.

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Last reviewed: September 13, 2013

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