OPINION: Why Indian copper smelters will seek higher TC/RCs in 2016

India’s copper smelters are seeking a rise in contractual treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) in 2016 on expectations of increasing mine supply and delays in Chinese smelter capacity additions. Here, a source close to India’s smelters outlines their views.

The copper concentrates market remains resilient, with rising availability of clean concentrates from the second half of this year, continuing into 2016. Though there have been disruptions recently, a closer...


October 07, 2015

13:50 GMT