Chinese refined copper production rises 6.8% in May

China’s refined copper production rose 6.8% year-on-year in May, though growth remains slower than rates recorded earlier this year.

China produced 727,000 tonnes of refined copper in May, a 6.8% increase from 680,000 tonnes a year earlier and slightly higher than the 724,000 tonnes produced in April, according to data released by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). A steady rise on an annual basis...

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Kiki Kang

June 19, 2017

08:00 GMT

Shanghai