Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images
Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images
Commodities

China drives copper price surge, bringing hope to African producers

  • Chinese demand for key metal in green economy along with weak dollar sends prices over US$10,000 per tonne for first time since 2011
  • Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia prime beneficiaries after last year’s subdued activity

Topic |   Commodities
Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images
Batches of processed copper are inspected before shipping in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Getty Images
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