China needs to raise its zinc concentrate output: analyst
Feb 19, 2014 | 10:12 AM
| Andrea Hotter
DANA POINT, Calif. Chinas zinc mines need to produce an additional 400,000 tonnes from now until 2018 if they are to meet domestic demand growth, according to Chris Parker, an analyst at consultancy Wood Mackenzie Ltd.
"This is not an impossibility, although its going to be a stretch" to reach this additional concentrate tonnage, he said. "It suggests the ability of smelters to ramp up and overproduce is more limited today than it was in the previous decade."....
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