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Running head: Significant trends in both demand and supply in the copper industry that have influenced the price of copper since 2011 and the implications of these trends for managerial decision making in copper industry 1 Significant trends in both demand and supply in the copper industry that have influenced the price of copper since 2011 and the implications of these trends for managerial decision making in copper industry Shahnawaz Dosani Beulah Heights University Author Note 314, reserve court Decatur GA 30033
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SIGNIFICANT TRENDS IN BOTH DEMAND AND SUPPLY IN THE COPPER INDUSTRY THAT HAVE INFLUENCED THE PRICE OF COPPER SINCE 2011 AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF THESE TRENDS FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING IN COPPER INDUSTRY 2 Abstract When people discuss copper, most of the focus is on the demand side. Indeed, the slowdown in China, a major consumer of the metal, is a key reason why copper is under pressure. But one must not overlook the supply side. Copper-mining supply doubled between 1994 and 2014, and probably held steady or continued to grow in 2015. What's even more notable is that copper supplies might keep growing despite the collapse in prices, as they did in 2008-2010 when production rose about 3% despite the price plunge during the financial crisis Keywords : china, production, supply, mining
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SIGNIFICANT TRENDS IN BOTH DEMAND AND SUPPLY IN THE COPPER INDUSTRY THAT HAVE INFLUENCED THE PRICE OF COPPER SINCE 2011 AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF THESE TRENDS FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING IN COPPER INDUSTRY 3 Significant trends in both demand and supply in the copper industry that have influenced the price of copper since 2011 and the implications of these trends for managerial decision making in copper industry In 2011, market demand for copper was still rising strongly on the back of phenomenal growth in developing countries like China, India and other emerging market economies. In China, the growth had been a staggering 15 percent per year. Stockpiles of copper have been in sharp decline the last few years. It is this scarcity that has driven prices higher while
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