China’s July zinc output falls to its lowest in five years - NBS

China’s monthly zinc output dropped to its lowest in five years in July, echoing lower output of galvanised steel and capacity cut of major Chinese zinc smelters.

The world’s largest zinc producing country made 479,000 tonnes of refined zinc last month, China’s National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday August 16, which represents a 3.5% drop from a year ago. That is also the lowest since August 2013 when China generated only 473,000 tonnes of the galvanising metal over the month, excluding the January-February data, which...

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Julian Luk

August 17, 2018

17:12 GMT

London