Lead output in January-November decreased by 25.4% YoY, to 77.7 thousand tons.
Lead concentrate mining dropped by 17%, to 331.6 thousand tons.
Raw lead manufacture grew by 3.8%, to 142.1 thousand tons.
Exports decreased by 34%, to 70.4 thousand tons valued at $161.8 million, down by 26.2%.
The main importers of Kazakh lead are Vietnam and Spain – 39.1 and 13.7 thousand tons respectively.
The Netherlands increased lead imports 13.5-fold, to 7.1 thousand tons valued at $16.6 million, up 18.3-fold.
Since the start of the year the lead export prices have decreased by 11.7%. (Ukrainian metal)
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