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Copper Research Suite

Unmatched analysis of copper value chain from copper mines to smelters and refined production

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What is Copper Research Suite?

Get a comprehensive understanding of copper demand and supply through market analysis and data on mines, smelters, refined production, and mine projects. Our Copper Research Suite offers in-depth insights into the global copper market, enabling you to analyse supply and demand dynamics, grades, recoveries, and price projections.

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Features and workflows

Obtain a complete picture of the copper value chain and how it can help you.

  • Analyse key data at the asset, company, and country levels.
  • Benchmark against industry peers for performance evaluation.
  • Enhance your understanding of risks and opportunities in your business environment.
  • Analyse demand, supply, and price fundamentals and obtain a comprehensive analysis of emerging global trends.
  • Stay informed about key industry events and their market impact.

Comprehensive Market Outlooks

Strategic Planning Outlook to give you a comprehensive view of global and regional markets for the next 30 years, with data and analysis to 2050.

Investment Horizon Outlook provides an analysis of the investment landscape and market implications for current and anticipated investments for the next 10 years, with data to 2050.

Monthly short-term market outlook on supply, demand, trade, and price forecasts for the next 2 years.

Cost analysis and asset-level modelling

Detailed asset reports and summaries covering mine life costings, resources, reserves, production, revenue, cost, margins, OpEx, CapEx and cashflows.

Forecast for concentrates, smelters and refineries production, trade flows and treatment and refining charges (TC/RC).

Quarterly updated concentrate market balance to 2040 to make effective decisions in long-term sourcing and planning.

Access to granular data on supply, demand, price forecast, trade flows, cost, production, and anode allocation with our data tools.

Stay Informed

Access to tailored insights into key market themes and our global team of Wood Mackenzie analysts.

Designed for a diverse range of professionals and organisations in the copper mining industry seeking reliable data, analysis, insights, and tools to navigate the complexities of the landscape. Discover powerful ways to use this product:

Corporate Strategy / Asset Acquisition

Perform detailed analyses of competitor assets to identify potential acquisition targets and assess strategic fit for expansion.

Conduct financial modelling and cost-benefit analysis to evaluate existing assets and the impact of new projects on the industry cost structure.


Compare performance metrics against industry peers to identify strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies to improve competitive positioning.

Analyse operational metrics to assess efficiency and identify competitive drivers, enabling targeted improvements to maintain a competitive edge.

Strategic Resourcing and Planning

Gather and analyse comprehensive data on mining assets, companies, and countries to gain insights into market dynamics and identify trends.

Analyse cost structures and resource allocation to inform strategic planning, optimise costs, and enhance overall business strategies.

Wood Mackenzie is the leading global data and analytics company for the energy transition. A trusted partner for over 50 years, our team has over 2,400 experts across more than 30 global locations who cover the entire supply chain. Our people and products help businesses and governments navigate significant challenges and make informed decisions to gain a competitive edge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you’ll find answers to the most common questions you may have on Wood Mackenzie's Copper Research Suite. If you have any other questions, contact us.

Designed for a diverse range of professionals and organisations in the copper mining industry seeking reliable data, analysis, insights, and tools to navigate the complexities of the landscape. This includes mine owners and operators, investment analysts, fund managers, commodity traders, commercial strategists, business development managers, supply chain and procurement managers.

Access to accurate and reliable market analysis is crucial in remaining competitive amid global economic uncertainties, we provide you with detailed insights into supply, demand, trade flows, and price trends, enabling you to anticipate market movements and make informed strategic decisions. 

Our framework is based on an integrated analysis of mining and metals’ interdependencies across energy and natural resources sectors to give you the most comprehensive knowledge you need to succeed.

Our Copper Research Suite provides you with individual asset reports and tools including cost curves and cost models to empower you to thrive in a competitive landscape. Use it to:

  • Benchmark against competitors to optimise costs and margins.

  • Identify risks, opportunities, and operational efficiencies to enhance profitability.

  • Stress test with scenario modelling capabilities under Wood Mackenzie’s energy transition scenarios to assess business resilience, optimise planning and investment strategies.

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Copper data analytics is now available in Lens!

Make confident decisions across the Copper value chain with an easy-to-use, enterprise-wide platform.

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Whether you’re looking for attractive new opportunities, evaluating existing projects or widening your research base in a specific segment, our experts are on hand to guide you through which aspects of our world-leading Copper Research Suite will work best for you.

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