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MB COPPER CONCS: Indonesia's looming export ban spells risks for copper and nickel

October 03, 2013 - 13:15 GMT Location: London

KEYWORDS: copper concentrate , Barclays , Indonesia , export , Gayle Berry

Indonesia’s impending mineral export ban is a big risk for copper but more so for nickel, delegates were told at Metal Bulletin’s copper concentrate conference on Thursday October 3.

"If they impose the export ban in a draconian way, a significant amount of copper concentrate is at risk," Barclays commodities analyst Gayle Berry said. However, copper is less at risk than nickel if Indonesia's 2014 mineral export ban goes through, she...

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