Global lead market closes 2013 in deficit: ILZSG data

Feb 19, 2014 | 10:39 AM | Barbara O'Donovan

Tags  lead, deficit, supply, demand, production, International Lead and Zinc Study Group, ILZSG, Ivernia Paroo Station

NEW YORK — The global lead market ended 2013 in a 22,000-tonne deficit, according to preliminary data from the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) Feb. 18.

Global lead demand rose 4.5 percent to 10.6 million tonnes over the course of the year on higher usage in the United States (up 16 percent), China (up 4.9 percent), Europe (up 3.5....





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