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Zinc's northern trajectory

Zinc pricing has got some distance to move in the next year or two if the forecasts of Andrew Thomas and the commodity analyst team at Wood Mackenzie are on the mark, with a significant production shortfall also on the cards longer term.

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2.25Mt of new zinc supply could be needed by 2021

Speaking at PDAC in Toronto, Thomas can see zinc reaching US$3,200 toward the back end of 2017, and then rising to $4,000/t in 2018.