Paul Wiggers de Vries is a senior base metals analyst for CRU.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology)(Honours) in addition to a Bachelor of Business. For the last five years he has worked as an analyst covering the copper, lead, zinc and nickel markets, with a particular focus on costs and supply issues. Prior to working as a base metals analyst, he spent time working in exploration. Paul is based in CRU's Sydney office.
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