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Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

China blocks Australian copper imports – but from solar cells to beating Covid-19, global demand for copper is set to soar

  • Prices of the red element have passed a two-year high as China sees the future value of the commodity and builds inventories
  • It’s not just a core manufacturing raw material, it is also being used to eliminate coronaviruses and bacteria on mass transport and in other public spaces

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Neil Newman

Neil Newman

Neil Newman is a thematic portfolio strategist focused on pan-Asian equity markets. Experienced in the major global financial centres of Tokyo, London and New York, he is a regular commentator on commercial investment strategies that suit constantly changing investor trends. He is a long-term resident of Hong Kong.