"We have shipped copper from China to South Korea
frequently. South Korea cif premiums are $90-100 per tonne,
while you could get some SX-EW or relatively low-grade copper
even below $70 per tonne in China. Differences in premiums give
us the incentive to buy domestically and ship to Korea," a
source at one Korea-based commodity trading firm told Metal
Bulletin. "Moreover, you...