Teck slashes zinc production

CANADA'S Teck Cominco, now the world's largest zinc producer, said last week it plans to cut zinc metal production and concentrate shipments in 2002 to help restore global supply and demand balance.

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A wave of worldwide production cuts was sparked last year after zinc prices started their slide to multi-year lows in 2000-01, but this is the first curtailment by Teck.

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