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03 October 2017


Report summary

Table of contents

    • Zinc key forecasts
    • Market Developments
    • Global
    • China
    • Japan
      • Galvanized sheet and metallic coated sheet production
    • Concentrate market
    • August mine production news
      • Zinc mine capability, market adjustment and production (kt Zn)
    • Smelter production news
      • Zinc smelter capability, market adjustment and production (kt Zn)
      • Global zinc mine production (kt Zn)
      • Zinc stocks, prices and premiums

Tables and charts

This report includes 24 images and tables including:

  • Executive summary: Table 1
  • August and September are popular months for delivering zinc into New Orleans
  • Exchange stocks are not yet at critically low levels
  • The zinc price breaks away from the other metals
  • Price forecasts and global quarterly supply and demand balance
  • Falling prices prompt galvanized sheet production cuts by CISA members
  • Chinese automotive production growth slowing
  • Japanese brass production has been hit by falling automotive output
  • Index of smelter income from imported concentrate
  • Index of smelter income from domestic concentrate
  • Treatment charges $/t of concentrate
  • Chinese sources of concentrate imports
  • Concentrate Balances
  • Index of monthly Chinese mine production
  • Demand: Table 1
  • Key indicators of zinc consumption
  • Supply: Table 3
  • Supply: Table 4
  • Global zinc consumption - (kt Zn)
  • Supply: Table 6
  • Global zinc smelter production (kt Zn)
  • Supply: Table 8
  • Chinese trade data (kt)
  • Global slab zinc supply/demand balance (kt)

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