Copper: Production Growth To Outpace Consumption

BMI View: P roduction of refined copper will see stronger growth than domestic consumption over the coming years in Japan as a n increasing amount of metal will be directed for exports . In contrast, demand for refined copper will decline in 2015-2017 before seeing minimal growth in 2018 on account of overall economic weakness , including in the automotive and construction sectors.Japanese copper production will see modest growth in the years ahead, boosted by growing...

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