Gadget Hungry China to Drive `Lifestyle' Metal Gains, PwC Says

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  • Middle class's impact on copper demand significant now
  • China to continue to drive demand for nickel and zinc

China’s swelling middle class is poised to drive long-term demand gains for metals including copper, zinc and nickel as the world’s second-largest economy transitions to consumer-driven growth, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia.

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