Zinc: what to look for in 2016

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26 January 2016

Zinc: what to look for in 2016

Report summary

2016 is set to be an extremely interesting one for the zinc market. At a fundamental level we will see a return to normal market dynamics with both the concentrate and refined markets moving in the same direction. Unusually, deficits in both markets will occur against a background of weak zinc prices.

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Review of 2015
    • Mine closure decisions are not solely driven by the price cost relationship
    • Concentrate availability and quality set to constrain smelter production
    • China remains key demand side risk
  • Conclusion

Tables and charts

This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Zinc's vital statistics
  • Dollar strength and Chinese uncertainty undermines price
  • Zinc's scorecard for 2015

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