是第4常見的金屬，僅次於鐵、鋁及銅。鋅由於形、色類似鉛，故也稱為亞鉛。 每年全世界生產1200萬噸的鋅。其中超過50%的鋅用於鍍鋅以保護鋼鐵免於腐蝕；17％左右則生產為鋅合金，主要供應壓鑄行業；另外的17％，以產生黃銅和青銅；其餘的鋅則用於鋅相關半製成品，包括屋頂，簷槽和下水管；另有部份的鋅被做成化學化合物，如氧化鋅和硫酸鋅中。鋅的主要應用領域包括：建築，交通運輸，消費品和電器和一般工程。 鑫亞目前銷售Nyrstar澳洲地圖牌鋅錠為主，另外，亦有各種倫敦金屬交易所(LME)註冊的特高級(SHG)鋅錠。
Zinc The 4th common metal in Earth, less than iron, copper and aluminum. About 12 million tons of zinc is produced annually worldwide. Over 50% of this amount is used for galvanizing to protect steel from corrosion. Approximately 17% goes into the production of zinc base alloys, mainly to supply the die casting industry and 17% to produce brass and bronze. The remainder is utilized in zinc semi-manufactures applications, including roofing, gutters and down-pipes and chemical compounds such as zinc oxide and zinc sulfate. Main application areas of zinc include: construction, transport, consumer goods and electrical appliances and general engineering. Parex offers Nyrstar AZ SHG zinc mainly and other LME register brand of SHG zinc.