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Lead Market Outlook - Events to watch in 2014

Lead Market Outlook - Events to watch in 2014

Report summary

After a year of influential macro-economic events in 2012, fundamental issues and events exerted more control over the lead market last year. The key influences on the market came from Chinese lead demand growth, associated smelter utilisation rates, and stresses in the US market. We look at the extent to which these factors will continue to impact the market this year, plus we look at the capital expenditure required this year to ensure future lead mine supply growth

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  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Events to watch in 2014
  • US market
    • Chinese demand growth
    • Mine supply capital expenditure requirements

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
    • Lead Market Outlook - Events to watch in 2014: Table 1
  • Events to watch in 2014
  • US market
    • Impact of extreme weather on North America replacement battery shipments
    • US refined imports peak in 2013 as stocking occurs
    • Lead probable projects and ability to raise finance
    • Lead Market Outlook - Events to watch in 2014: Table 2
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