Two sides of Atlantic see shift in copper demand

Copper demand in Europe and the United States has been under pressure in recent months – as well as demand falling, the dynamics of the market are also shifting, with construction demand struggling particularly, sources have told Fastmarkets.

Participants from both the US and Europe have highlighted investment in energy transition technology and military applications as areas of copper demand that were doing well despite overall weakness.



Yasemin Esmen

Albert Mackenzie

August 15, 2023

13:59 GMT

New York, London