Copper calm dependent on grade and cost control

Compared with various industry predictions of extreme volatility around copper demand, prices and even supply over the next decade or so, a new piece of analysis by one of the big global investment banks paints a fairly staid picture up to 2030. However, the bank’s breakdown of long-term supply patterns must be highly encouraging for copper bulls, and maybe those expecting a wilder ride, on several fronts.

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BMO, which recently hosted one of the world's biggest corporate mining gatherings in Florida, expects global copper production to fall by 4% from 2018 levels, by 2030.