No dent in H1 refined copper: ICSG

COPPER production fell 3% in the first five months of the year, the International Copper Study Group has said, but the tumultuous period did not hit refined output. By Alex Hamer in London

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From January to May, the period detailed by the ICSG in its latest production wrap-up, there were strikes, grade issues, and angry governments heaping pressure on major operations.