China copper premiums up slightly but spot markets stay quiet

The spot markets for copper were quiet in Europe, Asia and the United States in the week to Tuesday September 5, on limited demand, while arbitrage losses did little to encourage imports into China.

The premium for copper cathodes being imported to China edged up slightly, with a bigger price gap between the sell and buy side, but the market nonetheless remained quiet, while...


Chris Kavanagh

Sally Zhang

Albert Mackenzie

September 06, 2023

14:46 GMT

London, New York, Shanghai