August 8, 2012 1 Comment

Copper: The Essential Metal (Part 2)

Click here to view part 1 on uses and history.

Copper: The Essential Metal - Supply and Demand

Copper: The Essential Metal (Part 2) – Supply and Demand

Copper is one of the most widely used metals on the planet, and has been for more than 10,000 years. It’s history is rich and distinctive as its unique colour, and it is now indispensable in modern society.

In this infographic we explore why copper prices have increased by 4x over the course of 10 years. Major factors include lower ore grades, exploration pushed to higher risk areas of the globe, and growing Chinese demand.

One Response to “Copper: The Essential Metal (Part 2)”

  1. krishna says:

    can u please give the average present production cost of all the commodities.

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