LME zinc prices ‘must rise’ to encourage new mines: CRU

Feb 27, 2013 | 12:32 PM | Andrea Hotter

Tags  zinc prices, CRU Group, Graham Deller, zinc mines, Andrea Hotter

CANCUN, Mexico — Zinc prices need to be as high as $3,000 per tonne in order to stimulate new mining projects, according to CRU Group analyst Graham Deller.

"Miners need to believe that $3,000 (per tonne) is a price they can obtain," he said at the International Zinc Association conference in Cancun Mexico. "Zinc prices need to be 50 percent higher than last year."....

Latest Pricing Trends


Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?


View previous results