Zinc smelters operating rates to dip further in Apr

Industry News 11:31AM Apr 04, 2018 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr 4 (SMM) - The operating rates of Chinese zinc smelters are likely to dip further in April, following a 2.14-percentage-point month-on-month drop in March, an SMM survey showed.

This is because more smelters are expected to carry out maintenance this month although some will resume normal operations.

The operating rate in March stood at 72.31%, according to the SMM survey. Zinc output was down over 10,000 mt from February due to maintenance work.

 


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Zinc smelters operating rates to dip further in Apr

Industry News 11:31AM Apr 04, 2018 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr 4 (SMM) - The operating rates of Chinese zinc smelters are likely to dip further in April, following a 2.14-percentage-point month-on-month drop in March, an SMM survey showed.

This is because more smelters are expected to carry out maintenance this month although some will resume normal operations.

The operating rate in March stood at 72.31%, according to the SMM survey. Zinc output was down over 10,000 mt from February due to maintenance work.

 


For editorial queries, please contact Daisy Tseng at daisy@smm.cn 
For more information on how to access our research reports, please email service.en@smm.cn

Key Words:  operation rate   zinc smelters