Zinc: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 and 2026 US zinc demand and production in metric tons. Total demand is segmented by application in terms of: galvanized steel; brass and bronze; zinc-based alloys; and other applications such as building products, chemicals, and rubber. Total production is segmented by type in terms of: primary and secondary.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total production, the various segments, trade, North American mine production by country, and the global average price are provided in annual series from 2011 to 2021.

Re-exports of zinc are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
212230 Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining
331410 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining
331491 Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding
331492 Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

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