Copper Studies

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Copper Studies

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  • Detailed analysis report every month
  • Monitor provided online in PDF format
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CRU's Copper Studies, published Tuesday 30th August 2016, focuses on downstream copper demand in South and Central America in the form of metallic wire and cable. Managing Consultant Robert Edwards writes "due primarily to the downturn in the Brazilian economy, the regional market is well below the 2013 peak; however, changing demographics mean that the long-term potential remains in place"


Providing a comprehensive analysis of issues relating to all aspects of the copper industry, Copper Studies provides an encyclopaedic reference to all areas of the copper market. Drawing on in-depth studies produced by CRU's base metals team, it covers a diverse range of topics, from the history of copper production, through cost analysis, to greenfield activity.

With much information presented graphically, Copper Studies gives  you a concise but wide-ranging analysis of important issues in the copper industry.

Each edition focuses on one issue, recent topics include:

  • February 2016
    - Protecting the balance sheet a priority for miners
  • January 2016
    - Indonesia: gauging the risks of disruption to production
  • December 2015
    - Country review: Copper industry in Japan

Copper Studies subscribers also receive:

  • CRU Views Non-Ferrous Metals - every Tuesday subscribers receive a roundup of that weeks non-ferrous news, covering the main stories in aluminium, copper, lead, zinc, nickel and tin. Plus CRU views on how the news will affect the markets. 

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