Zinc production in Yunnan to fully resume by mid-June

Zinc producers in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan should be able to fully resume their operations by mid-June, sources said.

Yunnan will remove its power restrictions by the end of June that have stunted local zinc output, the provincial energy bureau said.
A few zinc smelters in Yunnan have already resumed production, however, sources that spoke to Fastmarkets said.
Production capacity will be dependent on sufficient rainfall for the operation of local hydropower systems, a Chinese market source said.

Zinc output in the region accounts for roughly 20% of China's total...

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Yiwen Ju

June 09, 2021

11:44 GMT

Shanghai