Zinc: what to look for in 2015

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Report summary

Zinc's fundamentals steadily improved in 2014 and this process is expected to continue through 2015. There are, however, a number of major risks to this outlook the most significant of which have downside implications for the price.

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Table of contents

    • Review of 2014: dull and dusted
    • Outlook for 2015: China is the key
    • Costs
    • Conclusions

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:


  • Zinc's vital statistics
  • Zinc's scorecard for 2014


  • Global exchange stocks return to normal by end of 2014
  • Tight spreads and transient backwardations have become a feature of the LME zinc market
  • Chinese smelter utilization rates set to fall in Q1 2015

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