China's rising recycling capacity poses challenges

Nov 08, 2012 | 12:48 PM | None

Tags  China smelters, lead, zinc, recycling, Peng Tao, CNIA, China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, Antaike Information Development Feng Juncong

NANJING, China — Chinese smelters should beware of rising capacity in recycled lead and zinc, an official of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA) said at the 2012 China Lead and Zinc Conference in Nanjing.

“Output of recycled lead will account for about 35 percent of China’s total lead output in 2012, while recycled zinc output has also posted a decent increase,” Peng Tao, executive vice secretary-general of CNIA’s lead and zinc branch, told delegates. ....

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