Oct 10 (Reuters) - Zinc prices in Shanghai jumped more than 3 percent on Wednesday to their highest since mid-June as output cuts in China buoyed the market.
* The most-traded zinc on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose as much as 3 percent to 23,110 yuan ($3,338.78) a tonne, its loftiest since June 15. Three-month zinc on the London Metal Exchange rose 1.2 percent to $2,709 a tonne.
* Production cutbacks at China's zinc smelters in response to tighter environmental checks and weaker profits have tightened supply.
* China accounts for nearly half of global refined zinc production of about 13.5 million tonnes. It is also the largest consumer of the metal.
* Zinc inventories in LME-registered warehouses fell below 200,000 tonnes from more than 250,000 tonnes in August and are nearing 10-year lows. <MZNSTX-TOTAL>
* Stockpiles in Shanghai Futures Exchange storehouses are at 29,204 tonnes, the lowest since 2007. <ZN-STX-SGH>
* Demand for refined zinc will exceed supply by 322,000 tonnes this year and 72,000 tonnes in 2019, the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) said on Monday.
* For the top stories in metals and other news, click or
* Asian shares steadied in early Wednesday trade after world stocks hit eight-week lows the previous day on worries about global economic growth, although the pound stayed firm on hopes for a Brexit deal.
DATA AHEAD (GMT)
0645 France Industrial output Aug 0830 UK GDP estimate Aug 0830 UK Industrial output Aug
Three month LME copper
Most active ShFE copper
Three month LME aluminium
Most active ShFE aluminium
Three month LME zinc
Most active ShFE zinc
Three month LME lead
Most active ShFE lead
Three month LME nickel
Most active ShFE nickel
Three month LME tin
Most active ShFE tin
ARBS ($1 = 6.9217 Chinese yuan)
(Reporting by Naveen Thukral; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)