Korea Zinc to raise zinc sales in 2018, cut lead, silver

Non-ferrous metals producer Korea Zinc will increase sales of zinc from its directly owned smelting assets in 2018 by 8%, or 50,000 tonnes, while reducing its lead and silver volumes, it said on February 8.

The company plans to cut sales of lead by 10,000 tonnes to a total of 410,000 tonnes, and to reduce silver sales by 10%, or 216 tonnes, to 1,900 tonnes.
Zinc sales will increase to an annual total of 650,000 tonnes, reversing the cuts of a similar quantity made last year.

Korea Zinc’s sales forecasts came as negotiations for annual concentrate contracts were...

Published

Archie Hunter

February 19, 2018

19:40 GMT

London