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MB LEAD CONF: Zinc, lead prices need to increase to prevent lead deficit
March 28, 2014 - 14:36 GMT
The lead market could be in deficit in a few years’ time if zinc and lead prices do not rise to encourage new primary lead production, Sven Hjelmstedt, sales director at Boliden, said.
"We don’t think smelter capacity will be an
issue in the lead market, especially in Europe, but we do think
raw material supply is going to be an issue," Hjelmstedt told
delegates at Metal Bulletin’s 6th World Lead
Conference in Sofia. The lead market could be in deficit over
the next few years...
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