In undersupplied market, US-China lead trade continues amid tariff negotiations

Chinese lead smelters are continuing to purchase and import US-origin lead concentrates amidst ongoing negotiations on 2019 tariffs and a tense relation between the two countries over trade.

Sources with direct knowledge of the deals detailed how cargoes of lead concentrates mined in the United States by Teck Resources and Doe Run were still being imported Chinese buyers,...


Archie Hunter

December 03, 2018

09:00 GMT