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Commodity focus: could zinc be the rising star of 2015?

Amid plunging energy prices and oversupply, the outlook for most mineral commodities looks bleak. Zinc, however is a clear exception. As mines close and demand from industry increases, it is expected to rise in price both this year and next. Clifford Smee, lead analyst for mining at Timetric Australia, explains why the zinc market is on the upswing.

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