Copper Smelters in China, Japan Secure 10% Increase in Fees

Copper Smelters in China, Japan Secure 10% Increase in Fees

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Copper cathode sheets stand stacked at the copper mining and smelting complex. Global copper supply will exceed demand by 330,000 tons in 2013, compared with a deficit of 320,000 tons in 2012.