TZMI 2016: Global zircon output to peak in 2017, says TZMI
Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2016
Zircon production is forecast to peak in 2017 but output could fall after next year with no new mine supply coming on-stream. The market could plunge into deficit by 2020 as growing demand outstrips supply.
Global zircon output is expected to peak in 2017 but a
supply deficit could hit in 2020 amid falling production,
independent research firm TZ Minerals International (TZMI)
consultancy said at its annual congress on 8 November.
Global zircon output increased 5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to an
estimated 1.19m tonnes in...