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Helen O'Cleary has been working in the metals industry for more than twenty years.

She spent 15 years as a physical base metals trader and gained experience across a wide range of metals (tin, lead, zinc and aluminium).

Since joining CRU in 2011, Helen has focused on zinc market analysis, with editorial responsibility for the company’s Zinc Monitor. In the second half of 2019 she also became Editor of the Zinc Market Outlook, with responsibility for delivering CRU’s zinc market forecasts.

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Zinc: Key themes for 2024

The zinc market was dominated by cost pressures in 2023, which hit both demand and supply and set back the post-Covid recovery in many countries. In this Insight, we are...

16 January 2024   
Topic: Zinc