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
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

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