A growing number of analysts and traders believe the days of copper’s decade-long scarcity could...

|By:, SA News Editor

A growing number of analysts and traders believe the days of copper’s decade-long scarcity could be coming to an end, as the red metal's biggest consumer - China - is struggling and miners are beginning to pick up production. The ICSG predicts mined supply of copper will increase by 6.4% next year, the biggest rise since the mid-1990s.