Economic Survey of Latin America 1950

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Published since 1948, this report examines various aspects of the previous year’s macroeconomic situation in the region and makes projections for the coming months. The study also includes country notes that review the performance of the main economic indicators in the period analysed.



Production of zinc

At the beginning of the chapter on lead a short explanation was given on the form in which lead and zinc ores are found, which is generally in mixtures of the two. This chapter will briefly review the development of the separation processes, and it will be shown that the smelting of zinc presents difficulties which have resulted in its concentration being undertaken only in a few countries or regions.


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