SHANGHAI, Sep 25 (SMM) — Operating rates across primary lead smelters in Henan, Hunan and Yunnan provinces remained unchanged from a week ago at 59.3% in the week ended September 25, showed an SMM survey.
The average operating rates for smelters in Henan, Yunnan and Hunan steadied at 75.5%, 35.8% and 47.2% respectively.
Domestic primary lead smelters operated normally this week. Zhongjin Lingnan completed maintenance this week, while West Mining was under maintenance. Henan Wanyang is likely to conduct maintenance after mid-October.