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TZMI 2016: Global zircon output to peak in 2017, says TZMI

By Yoke Wong
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...

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