Zinc futures were trading below $3,200 a tonne, far from an over two-month peak of $3,686 scaled on August 11th, in line with other metals, amid a stronger dollar and as recession fears reduced demand for metals. Top consumer China imported 3,100 mt of refined zinc in August, down 17.09% on the month and 58.88% on the year. Still, concerns persist about further supply disruptions in Europe amid uncertainty around shortages of energy ahead of the coming winter. Smelters in Europe have been cutting production as high energy prices exacerbated by the war in Ukraine are making it unprofitable. According to Europe’s metals trade association Eurometaux, half of Europe’s aluminum and zinc production capacity has already been forced offline due to the power crisis.

Historically, Zinc reached an all time high of 4603 in November of 2006. Zinc - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on September of 2022.

Zinc is expected to trade at 3302.44 USD/MT by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 3571.10 in 12 months time.

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Price Day Month Year
Coal 435.65 -4.35 -0.99% 4.32% 134.35%
Bitumen 4,199.00 2.00 0.05% -0.19% 39.32%
Cobalt 51,955.00 0 0% 0% -2.67%
Lead 1,787.50 -49.76 -2.71% -9.15% -17.60%
Aluminum 2,171.00 -57.50 -2.58% -10.66% -25.81%
Tin 21,650.00 480 2.27% -11.65% -39.10%
Zinc 3,009.00 -97.50 -3.14% -14.36% -3.33%
Nickel 23,297.50 -1184 -4.84% 9.57% 20.05%
Molybdenum 40.50 0 0% 8.00% -12.43%
Palladium 2,067.00 -102.54 -4.73% 1.62% 4.84%
Gallium 2,705.00 -20.00 -0.73% -10.58% 40.52%
Germanium 7,300.00 -50 -0.68% -8.75% -16.09%
Manganese 31.75 0 0% 0% -7.97%
Indium 1,485.00 0 0% -1.33% -12.65%
Soda Ash 2,660.00 0 0% 2.31% 4.83%
Neodymium 870,000.00 0 0% -2.79% 11.18%
Tellurium 480.00 0 0% 7.26% -7.25%
Iron Ore 62% fe 98.89 0.06 0.06% -6.31% -17.66%
Rhodium 14,000.00 0 0% 0.36% -1.41%


Zinc
Zinc Futures are available for trading in The London Metal Exchange (LME). The standard contract size it 25 tonnes. Zinc is often used in die-casting alloys, castings, brass products, sheeting products, chemicals, medicine, paints and batteries. The biggest producers of zinc are. China, Peru, Australia, United States, Canada, India and Kazakhstan. Zinc prices displayed in Trading Economics are based on over-the-counter (OTC) and contract for difference (CFD) financial instruments. Our market prices are intended to provide you with a reference only, rather than as a basis for making trading decisions. Trading Economics does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3009.00 3106.50 4603.00 176.37 1960 - 2022 USD/MT Daily