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Zinc to jump further with China likely to cut output

Metal surges 25% this year as raw material supply to smelters in China declines, just as demand rebounds
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 05:50

Shanghai

THE Chinese smelters that churn out more than 40 per cent of the world's zinc may cut production for the first time in four years because they can't get enough raw material, further lifting prices of one of this year's strongest-performing commodities.

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