Copper TC/RCs edge higher after cargoes diverted to spot market, but tightness remains a concern

Spot copper concentrate treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) inched higher in early January after several cargoes were released into the spot market due to disruptions at Asian smelters, but supply tightness remains a concern amid solid buying interest.

The Metal Bulletin copper concentrates TC/RC index stood at $81 per tonne/81 cents per lb on Monday January 15, up slightly from $79.80/7.98 cents at the end of 2017, when...

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Danielle Assalve

Kiki Kang

Archie Hunter

January 16, 2018

08:00 GMT

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