Copper: things to look for in 2022

Predictions for the year ahead

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What's inside this year's report?

2021 saw copper prices rally to a ten-year high, driven by both fundamental and speculative factors. In the year ahead, fundamentals will once again support high and unpredictable prices.

Read this insight for our copper experts’ view on the key themes and trends to track in 2022. This includes:

  • China’s demand outlook will be driven by decarbonisation
  • A year of two halves in the world ex-China
  • ASEAN tightens up its scrap import requirement
  • Supply is set to increase in 2022… but risks remain
  • And more.

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