SHG zinc contracts for 2013 almost settled

Nov 27, 2012 | 03:26 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

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

NEW YORK — Special-high-grade (SHG) zinc premiums for 2013 appear to have been settled mostly at between 7.5 and 8.5 cents per pound.

The majority of SHG contracts have been signed in this range, although there are some outliers.

"We did some SHG between 7 and 7.5 cents per pound," one alloy producer source said. "Everyone wants to push for higher prices, but if someone is a regular buyer and has good credit, there’s room for negotiation."....

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