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Is the time right for copper concentrate index pricing?


Is the time right for copper concentrate index pricing?

Report summary

In this Insight we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of copper concentrate spot index pricing versus the benchmark system and consider the problems inherent in attempting to quantify the spot market at a given point in time through an average or index of TCRCs.

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Description

This Metals Insight report highlights the key issues surrounding this topic, and draws out the implications for those involved.

For industry participants and advisors who want to look at the trends, risks and issues surrounding this topic, this report gives you an expert point of view to help inform your decision making.

Our analysts are based in the markets they analyse and work with high-quality proprietary data to provide consistent and reliable insight.

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  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • How does the benchmark system work?
  • The copper concentrate spot market
    • Mine to trader market
    • The role of the trader
    • Smelter buying market
  • How does Wood Mackenzie report the copper concentrate spot market?
  • Copper concentrate spot pricing indices – advantages and disadvantages
  • Conclusions

In this report there are 2 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • How does the benchmark system work?
  • The copper concentrate spot market
  • How does Wood Mackenzie report the copper concentrate spot market?
    • Monthly representative spot TCRCs and annual benchmark (2007 to 2014)
  • Copper concentrate spot pricing indices – advantages and disadvantages
    • Copper concentrate spot pricing index - advantages & disadvantages
  • Conclusions
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