COPPER CONCS SNAPSHOT: Europe, Japan, South Korean smelters cover tonnes from mining shutdown shortfall

The copper concentrate spot market has become active in Europe, Japan and South Korea as smelters look to cover tonnages disrupted by shutdowns and logistics hitches. Chinese smelters remain well covered.

Fastmarkets' copper concentrates TC index, cif Asia Pacific dropped to $63.20 per tonne / 6.32 cents per lb, down from $66.70 / 6.67 cents, its lowest since February 7.
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Anna Xu

Archie Hunter

Julian Luk

March 27, 2020

22:05 GMT

London, Shanghai