Zinc prices set to climb on rising supply deficit:analyst

May 13, 2014 | 05:04 PM | Saranya Kapur

Tags  zinc, prices, supply, demand, deficit, forecast, John Meyer, SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP New York Metals and Minerals Investment Conference

NEW YORK — Zinc prices, which are currently at "rock bottom," are expected to climb considerably in the coming years, SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP partner and mining analyst John Meyer said at the New York Metals and Minerals Investment Conference May 12.

A large zinc deficit, due to the paucity zinc mines, will push prices to higher levels, Meyer said in conversation with Benjamin Cox, managing director at Vancouver, Wash.-based research and consulting firm Oren Inc. The zinc deficit will be twice the amount predicted by the....





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