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Pandering to the China bears: how much zinc supply is too little?

Global concentrate inventories first reached critical levels in 2017 Q1, leading to Chinese smelter utilisation rates falling below 90% and remaining at depressed levels...

By Ryan Cochrane 17 August 2018

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