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Erik Heimlich is the Head of Base Metals Supply at CRU. Since joining CRU in 2012, Erik has been involved in the analysis of the copper market with a particular focus on Latin American mine supply. 

Erik regularly undertakes site visits to copper operations around the world.

Erik holds an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from Essex University and is based in CRU's Santiago office. 

Articles by our industry expert


2022 copper TC/RC benchmark set at $65/6.5¢

The 2022 copper TC/RC benchmark has reportedly been settled at $65/6.5¢ between Freeport McMoRan and Chinese smelters on 16 December. We understand that Jiangxi Copper...

20 December 2021   
Topic: Copper


Understanding ESG issues for base metals supply – and how we can meet the challenge

Topics: Copper, Emissions, Nickel, Technology Metals, Zinc


Doing good or doing better?

Topics: Aluminium, Copper, Emissions, Lead, Nickel, Tin, Zinc


How low can spot TC/RCs go?

Topic: Copper