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China Shows the LME There Are Still Buyers for Russian Metal

  • Copper orders come as period for responding to LME closes
  • Exchange has indicated that metal buyers’ stance will be key
Traders at the London Metal Exchange Ltd.

Traders at the London Metal Exchange Ltd.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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As the London Metal Exchange agonizes over what to do about supplies from Russia, some metal buyers in the biggest market for commodities have been voting with their wallets.