Fastmarkets assessed low-silver spot lead concentrate TCs
at $30-50 per tonne cif China on July 26, up from $20-30 per tonne a month earlier. Spot TCs for high-silver lead concentrates
rose to $50-75 per tonne from $40-60 previously.
Nyrstar expects to restart lead smelting at its Port Pirie works in Australia
at the end of July, it said, adding that 30,000 tonnes of lead output had been lost because of an unplanned production outage there.
China’s customs agency reported...