Global Zinc Market to grow at at CAGR of 3.96% between 2016-2020 has recently announced the addition of a market study "Global Zinc Market 2016-2020", is a comparative analysis of the global market.

About Zinc

Zinc is the most widely used metal after steel, aluminum, and copper. Around 49% of zinc produced globally is used for galvanizing. Galvanization is the process of immersing steel in molten zinc to create a corrosion-resistant coating of zinc-coated steel. Galvanized steel is used in a wide variety of industries such as construction and automobile.

Zinc alloys such as brass and bronze are used in machine bearings, die-casting, and stamping dies. Zinc is also used in electrical fittings, medical equipment, rubber goods, paint pigments, and ceramics.

Technavios analysts forecast the global zinc market to grow at a CAGR of 3.96% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global zinc market for the period 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the volume sales of zinc.

The market is divided into the following segments based on end-user:



Consumer durable

Engineering and others

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Technavio's report, Global Zinc Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors


Hindustan Zinc

Nyrstar Korea Zinc

Teck Resources

Votorantim, Boliden​

Other prominent vendors


Huludao Zinc Industry

Shaanxi Dongling Zinc Industry


Market driver

Infrastructure development in emerging markets

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Market challenge

Lower demand due to economic slowdown

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Market trend

Increased consumption of zinc oxides

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Key questions answered in this report

What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?

What are the key market trends?

What is driving this market?

What are the challenges to market growth?

Who are the key vendors in this market space?

What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?

What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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