Greater Asia seen facing rising copper deficit

Nov 15, 2005 | 09:15 AM | Kevin Foster

Imports of copper concentrate into "greater Asia" might need to rise by 1.5 million tonnes per year by 2010 to meet growing demand, according to Nippon Mining Research & Technology Co. Ltd. (NMRT).

The region's raw material deficit is expected to rise to 3.3 million tonnes in 2010 from 1.8 million tonnes last year, Kazuo Kitazawa, NMRT's managing director, told a mining conference in Beijing organized by China's Ministry of Land and Resources.....

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