- US spot market still quiet but activity could pick up in 2018
- Focus in EU, Europe on annual deals for 2018
- London-China arb window closed; LME three-month prices slump
US copper premiums were little changed week on week. The Midwest copper cathode premium held at 5.25-5.75 cents per lb on Tuesday, according to American Metal Market’s latest assessment.
Contract negotiations for supply next year have progressed at a slower rate than usual due to flat costs...