Global lead, zinc stocks keep growing

May 16, 2012 | 04:20 PM |

Tags  ILZSG, International Lead and Zinc Study Group, lead, zinc

NEW YORK — Global lead and zinc stocks rose in the first quarter, according to preliminary data from the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG).

Refined lead production exceeded consumption by 37,000 tonnes, the Lisbon, Portugal-based group said. Lead metal production dropped 5.4 percent to 2.41 million tons from 2.54 million in the first three months of 2011, but lead....





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