NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: Korea Zinc agrees contract terms; KMR delays manganese ore shipments; cobalt prices fall for first time since Oct

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.

Base metals
Korea Zinc, the world's largest custom zinc smelter by volume, has agreed to annual zinc concentrate supply contracts based on the treatment charges (TCs) set between Teck Resources and European smelters, Metal Bulletin understands.
South Africa and New Zealand’s non-exemption from the United States’ Section 232 import tariffs is likely to have limited impact on Asian aluminium supply, and hence premiums.

Glencore posted a 21% or 5,100 tonnes year-on-year increase in nickel...


Tanya Ashreena

May 04, 2018

17:59 GMT