Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg
Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg

China seen as cushion for softer copper prices

While metal's key contract is likely to continue falls, top buyer's demand will rise, analysts say

Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg
Industries on the mainland soak up about 44 per cent of global copper consumption. Photo: Bloomberg
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