Lead supplies tightening as China auto output outstrips US

Apr 21, 2009 | 10:06 AM |

China's lead market is tightening as supply struggles to catch up with increasing demand, particularly from the auto sector.

"Most suppliers tell me they are short of lead, with very little spot material in hand," a lead producer in Guangdong said, noting that lead premiums have been high since March, hitting $200 per....

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