Copper exports propelled up by Chinese demand

Dec 23, 2005 | 09:31 AM | Sean Barry

U.S. exports of copper and brass scrap rose 13 percent in October as Chinese consumers stocked up in an environment of rising prices and upcoming holiday shutdowns.

Copper scrap exports totaled 65,473 short tons in October, up from 57,936 tons the previous month, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. But the total for the month was 15 percent lower compared with the....





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