Even as Chinese import growth slipped to a 2-year low in December, within that figure, copper...

|By:, SA News Editor

Even as Chinese import growth slipped to a 2-year low in December, within that figure, copper imports gained for a 7th straight month, hitting a record of nearly 509 metric tons. Not your Daddy's metal anymore, demand for copper in China may have more to do with financing schemes than actual economic use.