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The Japanese made a bid for the lead at the expense of zinc

Leaders of the Japanese company «Mitsui Mining & Smelting» planned to reduce zinc output and increase performance by lead production. So for the first half of the fiscal year recently launched company will reduce the amount of Zn produced at its facilities to the level of 108.4 thousand. Tonnes. This is 4% lower than the figures «Mitsui Mining & Smelting» on the same metal in the same period last year and 0.8% less than in the last six months. The volume of production of lead in the enterprise owners of companies plan to increase to the level of 34.6 thousand. Tonnes. It is almost 9% higher than in the previous half-year and by 16.5% more than the results for the period from April to September last year.

«Mitsui Mining & Smelting» — one of the oldest companies of the world market of non-ferrous metals, leading its history since 1874. The main assets of the Japanese corporations are concentrated in the mining and metallurgical sector: «MMS» mines and processes ore containing zinc, copper, lead, rare earth metals, gold and silver, as well as producing various kinds of products from these resources (oxides, products of powder metallurgy alloys some kinds of rolled). In addition, the company manufactures sulfuric acid, is engaged in processing of waste, owns production of parts for the automotive industry and is involved in the business of manufacturing of electronic equipment.

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