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Global zinc short-term outlook April 2018

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30 April 2018

Global zinc short-term outlook April 2018

Report summary

International tensions served to exacerbate the impact of a rise in LME stocks this month. The pressure pushed the price below $3100/t at one point, however, it subsequently recovered some of its lost ground. Meanwhile, evidence grows that the Chinese refined market is once again tightening

Table of contents

Tables and charts

This report includes 21 images and tables including:

  • Zinc key forecasts
  • Rising LME zinc stock in April due to two large deliveries
  • Cancelled warrants declining
  • Price forecasts and global quarterly supply and demand balance
  • Europe past its peak? the US regains momentum
  • Land sales continue to rise and housing completions pick up
  • Indian economic growth loses some momentum
  • Galvanized sheet production slips lower
  • Treatment charges $/t of concentrate
  • Sources of Chinese concentrate imports
  • Supply: Table 2
  • Supply: Table 3
  • Supply: Table 4
  • Supply: Table 5
  • Supply: Table 6
  • Supply: Table 7
  • Supply: Table 8
  • Supply: Table 9
  • Supply: Table 10
  • Demand: Table 1
  • Key indicators of zinc consumption

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