Flooding in Henan has killed dozens and tangled supply chains for key materials like aluminium. Photo: AFP
Flooding in Henan has killed dozens and tangled supply chains for key materials like aluminium. Photo: AFP

Chinese floods snarl supply chains for lead and aluminium amid metal market price volatility

  • Flooding that paralysed the central province of Henan last week will hurt China’s output of lead and aluminium, experts say
  • Henan accounts for about 36 per cent of China’s total production capacity for primary lead and about 15 per cent for recycled lead

Flooding in Henan has killed dozens and tangled supply chains for key materials like aluminium. Photo: AFP
Flooding in Henan has killed dozens and tangled supply chains for key materials like aluminium. Photo: AFP
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