China’s copper scrap use to rise: ICSG

May 29, 2014 | 11:07 AM | Saranya Kapur

Tags  copper scrap, China scrap, scrap imports, International Copper Study Group, ICSG, Carlos Risopatron, Saranya Kapur

NEW YORK — Copper scrap usage by mills in China is set to grow 6 to 7 percent annually through 2016, according to an International Copper Study Group (ICSG) report.

Scrap usage among survey respondents is expected to grow to 840,000 tonnes in 2016, up from an estimated 794,000 tonnes in 2015 and 751,000 tonnes forecast for this year, according to ICSG, which put usage for 2013 at 714,000 tonnes.....

Latest Pricing Trends


Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?


View previous results