April 23, 2017

Lead price boost as deficits set to widen

Lead's rally from multi-year lows hit November 2015 were on the back of major zinc-lead mine shutdowns and strong demand from the automotive sector, responsible for the bulk of demand.
August 23, 2016

China must import more ore

China is the leader in extracting gold, zinc, lead, molybdenum, coal, tin, tungsten, rare earths, graphite, vanadium, antimony and phosphate, and holds second place in mine production of copper, silver, cobalt, bauxite and manganese.
November 21, 2015

UPDATE 3-China zinc smelters pledge 20 pct output cuts; prices spike

Nov 20 China's major zinc smelters said on Friday they will slash output by 500,000 tonnes next year, almost a fifth of their output as the industry tries to boost prices languishing at six-year lows.
August 23, 2015

Weaker Yuan Wallops Commodities as Importers Face Higher Costs

The devalued yuan is dealing another blow to commodities.
July 27, 2015

Japan Joins China’s Zinc Export Boom

Japan will join China in boosting zinc exports as domestic demand weakens, worsening a global glut, according to the top Japanese producer of the metal.