A **Metric Ton** (M/T) or **tonne** (t) is a unit of weight measurement equal to 1000 kilograms.^{[1]}.

It should not be confused with the imperial and US Customary unit, *ton*, which is equal to 2000 pounds, or approximately 907 kilograms.

## References

- ↑ http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units