SHANGHAI, Jul 23 (SMM) - Operating rates across primary lead smelters in Henan, Hunan and Yunnan provinces lost 1.09 percentage points from the previous week to 60.7% in the week ended July 23, showed an SMM survey.
In Henan, Minshan maintained the slight production. Jinli and Xinling reduced production slightly last weekend due to the production, but resumed normal production early this week.
Hunan Yuteng started maintenance this Thursday, and the production is expected to resume in early August.
Anhui Tongguan cut production this week due to equipment failure, and is expected to resume operation in early August.
Production in Yunnan remained normal.