Global zinc, lead markets remain in deficit

Jun 16, 2014 | 06:19 PM | Saranya Kapur

Tags  zinc, lead, deficit, International Lead and Zinc Study Group, ILZSG, Saranya Kapur

NEW YORK — The global refined zinc and lead markets both logged a deficit in the first four months of 2014, according to data compiled by the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG).

The global refined zinc market saw a 107,000-tonne deficit as worldwide usage rose 7.5 percent vs. the first four months of 2013, driven by higher demand in South Korea (up 23.8 percent) and China (up 12.4 percent). China’s net imports of refined zinc rose 38.8....





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