Global Zinc Metals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Global Zinc Metals Report

Global Zinc Metals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Global Zinc Metals Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
69 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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Global refined zinc demand will remain muted over the coming years, averaging -.- annual growth over ---------, due to muted global steel production growth. In comparison, global refined zinc demand averaged -.- annual growth over the previous five-year period. ...We forecast the country s zinc demand to average -.- annual growth over ---------, compared to -.- annual growth over ---------. Nonetheless, the sheer volume of Chinese demand will keep the country at the forefront of global trends, accounting for approximately --.- of global refined zinc consumption in ----. India will remain the global bright spot for zinc demand growth, as a strong manufacturing sector drives economic growth. ...In H---, India s zinc demand increased by --.- to ---kt. Our solid steel production outlook bolsters this view, as we expect the country s steel output to register an average -.- growth over ---------.

...Global refined zinc production will slow as weak prices and an ore shortage force major producers to curb output. We expect global mined zinc output to drop by -.- y-o-y in ----. As such, we forecast global output to decline slightly in ----, by -.- , and remain muted at an average annual growth rate of -.- over ---------. China will remain the key global producer of refined zinc, accounting for an estimated --.- of global output in ---- and increasing that share slightly to --.- by ----. Chinese zinc production will contract by -.- in ----, down from -.- growth in ----, due a global ore deficit and the government s efforts to consolidate the industry. ...South Korea and Japan will experience refined zinc output declines, due to the global ore shortage and subdued prices.

...Source: Bloomberg, BMI Short-Term Outlook (three-to-six months) We forecast three-month LME zinc prices to average USD-,---/tonne in ----, implying prices will finish the year around USD-,---/tonne after reaching a floor of USD-,---/tonne in January. Zinc s year-to-date price gains of approximately -- and clear outperformance among base metals will continue to be supported by strong fundamentals, namely a global ore shortage and production cuts. ...

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