Working closely with CRU’s Aluminium and Copper teams, we provide market analysis for wire and cable and fibre optic markets, including five-year forecasts on production, consumption and price of all major products. We also examine key end-uses in depth: high-voltage and extra high-voltage; optical fibre and fibre optic cables; and telecom cables.
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The amount of optical cable installed per year globally has increased with a compound annual growth rate of 14% for 20 years, from 1997 to 2017. In 1997, the total...
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