China Copper Bar, Wire Prices Down on Weekly Index

Following a 0.5 percent decline, Chinese copper bar finished as the week’s biggest mover on the weekly Copper MMI®.

The cash price of Chinese copper saw a 0.5 percent drop this week as well. The price of Chinese copper wire declined 0.4 percent, as did Chinese bright copper scrap which saw a 0.4 percent decline.

US copper producer prices all closed last week after a 0.2 percent drop. Prices for Korean copper strip remained constant, and the Japanese copper cash price closed flat.

Closing at $8,215 per metric ton, the 3-month price of copper closed with no net change on the LME for the week. Also on the LME, the primary copper cash price closed at $8,209 per metric ton after an overall flat week.

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