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Profitability from the development of low-grade resources is a clear edge of the Company’s zinc business. According to China Mineral Resources 2020, the national zinc reserve volume was 202.3517 million tonnes. In 2020, the zinc resource reserve volume of the Company was approximately 10.33 million tonnes, representing approximately 5.10% of the total volume in China. In accordance with the statistics disclosed by the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, in 2020, the national mine-produced zinc production volume was 2.7686 million tonnes, while the Company’s mine-produced zinc production volume was 342.1 thousand tonnes, representing approximately 12.36% of the total volume in China.




 Zn/Pb

Major   enterprises

or   mines

          Name

Interest held by the Group

Mine-produced zinc (tonne)

Mine-produced

lead (tonne)

Total of Mine-produced

zinc + mine-produced

lead (tonne)

Bisha in Eritrea

55%

121,930

121,930

Zijin   Zinc

100%

110,121

16,408

126,529

Urad Rear Banner Zijin

95%

47,662

9,635

57,297

Longxing   in Russia

70%

49,081

3,138

52,219

Xinjiang Ashele

51%

12,110

12,110

Total   of other mines

1,227

6,891

8,118

Total

342,131

36,072

378,203