Zinc Price Trends

Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Zinc. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Zinc for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral and a heavy metal that is utilised in multivitamins as well as the mineral supplements. It is 24th most abundant chemical element that can be found on earth naturally. It remains slight brittle at room temperature. In appearance, it looks blueish silver. The element has five stable isotopes. 

Chemical Formula:

  • Zn

Synonyms 

  • 7440-66-6
  • Zinc dust

Molecular Weight:    

  • 65.4 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Batteries
  • Alloy
  • Automotive parts

Production Process

  • Production or Zinc via Smelting.

The extraction procedure of Zinc is known as smelting that can be done via two ways, that is, via pyrometallurgical process and the hydrometallurgical process or electrolysis process. This process is more common and made of four steps,  which are leaching, purification, electrolysis, and melting and casting.  Casting is the final process where pure Zinc is obtained from melted cathodes in a furnace.

Supplier Database

  • American Elements 
  • The Doe Run Resources Corporation
  • Korea Zinc Co., Ltd.
  • Hindustan Zinc Limited 
  • Glencore plc
  • Nexa Resources 

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).