SHG zinc premiums begin to firm up for 2013

Nov 14, 2012 | 01:03 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  zinc premiums, shg zinc, special high grade zinc, 2013 contracts, zinc alloy premiums, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Special-high-grade (SHG) zinc premiums appear to be firming at around 8 cents per pound for 2013 contracts, with one producer source saying that a persistent deficit in local supply and steady demand have driven the increase.

The source said that his company has already done a few deals in a range of 8 to 8.5 cents per pound, and the company expects to close a "big chunk" of its contracts within the next few weeks.....





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