31.05.2011 - Zinc surplus to narrow as earthquake forces Japan’s smelters to cut output
The global zinc surplus may decline after an earthquake and tsunami slashed metal output and sales by major Japanese smelters. Toho Zinc Co., Japan’s third-biggest zinc producer, will sell 9.4 percent less this fiscal year, Kunio Yamamiya, Toho Zinc’s representative senior managing director, said in an interview. The company joins Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., the country’s top producer, in reducing output. .............................................Full Article: Source
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