Zinc Market News Directory

Mine Strike in Peru Boosts Zinc Price

Bloomberg reported that zinc in London is set to make its biggest gain in over a week. Pushing the metal up is positive economic data from China and the US, as well as a mine strike in Peru, the world's second-largest zinc producer.

MMG CEO Michelmore “Very Bullish” on Zinc

Mineweb reported that while Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG Ltd. (HKEX:1208), is bullish on copper, he is "VERY bullish on zinc," partially due to the fact that his company's Century zinc mine is due to stop producing in 2015.

Zinc Rises Most in Two Months as Stockpiles Shrink

Bloomberg reported that on Tuesday the price of zinc rose the most in two months as inventories hit their lowest point since August. The news provides further support for the idea that global supplies of the metal are on the decline.

China Aiming to Speed Zinc, Lead Market Consolidation

Reuters reported that China plans to place minimum production requirements and energy consumption levels on its lead and zinc mines. The move is aimed at speeding up consolidation in those sectors.