Few people can name a single use for zinc. Yet total world zinc consumption, including the Eastern bloc, is estimated at 6 million tonnes per year which at current values is worth $2,160 million Only copper and aluminium among the non-ferrous metals are consumed in larger quantities.


Producer Price Price Basis Commodity Trade Zinc Metal Forward Contract 
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