Zinc price surges as key European smelter set to halt production

Aug. 16, 2022 9:35 AM ETNyrstar NV (NYRSF), NYRSYLMAHDS03:COM, LMZSDS03:COMBy: Carl Surran, SA News Editor2 Comments

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Zinc prices jumped to two-month highs on Tuesday after one of Europe's largest smelters said it will halt production from September 1 "until further notice" because of elevated power prices, prompting fears of shortages.


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