World zinc, lead markets in deficit in April

Jun 19, 2013 | 01:56 PM | Everdeen Mason

Tags  international lead and zinc study group, ilzsg, zinc, lead, supply, demand, everdeen mason

NEW YORK — The global zinc market saw a 15,600-tonne deficit in April, according to preliminary data from the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG).

Zinc metal production totaled 1.09 million tonnes, up 4.1 percent from 1.05 million tonnes in April last year, but production was outpaced by consumption of nearly 1.11 million tonnes, up 6.1 percent from 1.04 million tonnes a....

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