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How do I convert between short tons and metric tons?

You can convert short tons to metric tons by multiplying the number of short tons by 0.907184.
For example: 12,300 short tons multiplied by 0.907184 equals 11,158 metric tons.

You can convert metric tons to short tons by multiplying the number of metric tons by 1.10231.
For example: 11,158 metric tons multiplied by 1.10231 equals 12,300 short tons.

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Last reviewed: December 8, 2017

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