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Copper

Abstract

Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Copper in Thousands of Metric Tons by the following end-use segments - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation, and Consumer and General Products. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 199 companies including many key and niche players such as Anglo American PLC, Antofagasta Plc, BHP Billiton Group, Cambridge Lee Industries LLC, Codelco, Vale Ltd., First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Phelps Dodge Corporation, The Furukawa Electric Co., Grupo Mexico S.A. de C.V, Global Brass and Copper, Inc., Inmet Mining Corporation, Jiangxi Copper Company Limited, KGHM Polska MiedY S.A, KME Germany AG., Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co. Ltd., Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd., Aurubis AG, Norilsk Nickel, OM Group Inc., Rio Tinto Group, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd., Teck Resources Limited, and UMMC Holding Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
    • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Outlook
  • Factors Influencing Demand
  • Economic Cycles
  • End-Use Markets
  • Production Cuts and Plant Closures
  • Research & Development
  • Demand in China
  • Economic and Political Uncertainties
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 1: Global Copper Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Mining Output by Leading Players - Codelco, F-McM Copper and Gold, BHP Billiton, Xstrata AG, Rio Tinto, Anglo American plc, Southern Copper, KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., RAO Norilsk, Kazakhyms and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Global Copper Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Refined Output by Leading Players - Codelco, F-McM Copper and Gold, Aurubis AG, Xstrata AG, Nippon Mining and Metals, KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., Mitsubishi Materials, Sumitomo Metal Mining and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World's Leading Copper Producers (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Mined Output by Major Countries - China, Chile, Japan, United States, India and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World's Leading Copper Producers (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Refined Output by Major Countries - Chile, Peru, China, Australia, Indonesi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Export/Import Scenario
    • Table 5: World Copper Exports (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Country - Chile, Germany, Japan, France, United States, Belgium, Canada, Italy, Peru, China and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: World Copper Imports (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country - China, United States, Italy, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Belgium, Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: World Copper Ore Exports (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Country - Chile, Indonesia, Australia, Argentina, Peru, Canada, Mongolia, Botswana, Portugal, United States and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: World Copper Ore Imports (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country - Japan, China, Germany, Spain, Finland, India, Philippines, Bulgaria, Brazil, Sweden and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. TRENDS & ISSUES

  • Renewable Energy to Trigger Future Copper Demand
  • Automobile and Telecommunications: Accounting for Rapid Growth
  • Multiplexing Enhances Copper Usage in Automobiles
  • Environmental Concern: A Prime Issue
  • High Copper Prices Make Way for Cheaper Substitutes

3. WORLDWIDE COPPER INDUSTRY: AN OVERVIEW

  • World Copper Production
  • Copper Mining Output
  • Copper Refined Output
  • Copper Refinery and Smelter Capacity
  • World Reserves
    • Table 9: Global Copper Reserves and Reserve Base by Country (2008) - Chile, Peru, Mexico, Indonesia, United States, China, Poland, Australia, Russia, Zambia, Kazakhstan, Canada and Others (000' Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Supply
    • Table 10: World Copper Surplus for the Years 2008-2010 (In '000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Demand
    • Table 11: World Copper Usage (2009 & 2010): Annual Breakdown by Leading Countries -Asia (Excld. China), Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Oceania (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Mining Structure
    • Table 12: Global Copper Mine Production by Country (2009) - Chile, Peru, United States, China, Indonesia, Australia, Russia, Zambia, Canada, Poland, Kazakhstan, Mexico and Others (In 000' Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Mine Capacity to Grow Over 4% through 2013
    • Table 13: World Copper Mine Production Capacity (2008 & 2013): Annual Breakup by Leading Regions - Latin America, Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Oceania (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Mining Presence in Select Regions
  • Latin America
  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Zambia

4. COPPER: A MAJOR SUB-SECTOR OF THE NONFERROUS METAL INDUSTRY

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Copper: The Red Metal
  • History of the Metal
  • Properties and Related Applications
  • Stages of Production
  • Mining
  • Concentrating
  • Pure Copper Cathodes
  • Finished Products
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Flotation Process
  • In-Situ Mining
    • Working of In-Situ Mining
    • Standard for Copper Extracted from In-Situ Leaching
    • Primary Hydraulic Control
    • Secondary Hydraulic Control
  • Energy Required for Recovering Copper from Earth's Crust
  • Extraction Process: Traditional Vs Present
  • Solvent Extraction: Accounting for Increased Copper Production
  • Electrowinning
  • Smelting Process
  • Welsh Process
  • Flash Converting
  • Electrorefining
  • Copper Extrusions and Casting
  • Continuous Casting
  • Seamless Copper Tube
  • Copper Recycling

6. SUBSTITUTES OF COPPER

  • Copper Vs Aluminum
  • Copper Vs Steel and Zinc Alloys
  • Copper Vs Fiber Optics

7. MAJOR END-USE SECTORS

  • Building/Construction
  • Areas of Application
    • Architecture
      • Patina - Oxidized Copper
    • Boilers
    • Building Wire
    • Lightning Protection
    • Pipes
    • Plumbing
    • Water Tube
      • Recycled Copper Scrap - Major Constituent of Water Tubes
    • Roofing
      • Standing-Seam Copper Roofing (SSCR)
    • Sprinkler Systems
    • General Uses
  • Electric/Electronic Products
  • Copper Exhibits Superior Capabilities than Aluminum
    • Thermal Conductivity
    • Anti-Corrosive
    • High Strength and Ductility
    • Ideal for Wiring Systems
  • Uses
    • Air Conditioning
    • Busbars
    • Electrical Products
    • Electronics
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electricity Generation
    • Motors and Connectors
    • Pacemakers and Defibrillators
    • Personal Computers
    • Telecommunications
    • Wiring
    • Other Applications
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment
  • Engraving
  • Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts
  • General and Chemical Engineering Applications
  • Copper Alloys and their Usage
  • In-Plant Equipment
  • Marine Applications
  • Mechanical Tubes
  • Sprue Bushing
  • Winding of Motors, Transformers and Coils
  • Transformers
  • Transportation Equipment
  • Automotive Wiring
  • Brake Tubing Systems
  • Diesel/Electric Locomotives
  • Engine Renewal System
  • Copper: Vital Component in Radiators
    • Table 14: A Comparative Analysis of Energy Consumption Between Copper/Brass & Aluminum Radiators
    • Table 15: For Different Core Weights
  • Factors Favoring Copper/Brass as a Component for Radiators
  • Railroads
  • Consumer and General Products
  • General Uses
  • Cookware
  • Dyeing
  • Injection and Blow Molds for Plastics
  • Jewelry
  • Medicine
  • Tokens
  • Other Uses

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Patriarch Takes Over Hussey Copper
  • Vulcan Resources Acquires Luikonlahti Processing Facility
  • NovaGold Resources Acquires Ambler
  • Gentor Resources Takes Over APM Mining
  • Silver Wheaton Snaps Up Lifetime Production of Mine Silver and Gold from Augusta
  • Millrock and Inmet Mining Enter into Option Agreement
  • Mercator to Sell New Mexico Copper Company
  • Quadra Mining and FNX Mining Merge to Form Quadra FNX Mining
  • Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inks Definitive Agreement with La Mina Porphyry
  • Abacus Mining & Exploration and KGHM Enter Into Joint Venture
  • New World Resources Takes Over Majority Stake in Lipena Gold and Copper Concession
  • Copper Fox Metals Takes Over Schaft Creek Project
  • Castle Resources Inks Agreement with Bell Copper Resources
  • Mawson Resources to Acquire Alto Quemado Project
  • Thompson Creek Metals Takes Over Terrane Metals
  • Full Metal Minerals Inks Acquisition-cum-Exploration Agreement with Kennecott Exploration
  • African Metals Acquires Chevalier Resources
  • Sojitz to Acquire Shares in The Gibraltar Copper Mine
  • Mitsubishi Materials to Recommission Similco
  • Mandalay Resources Acquires La Quebrada
  • Alturas Inks Final Option Agreement
  • KGHM Polska Miedz to Acquire Copper Deposits
  • International Samuel Inks Agreement with W.S. Ferreira
  • Japanese Firms to Acquire Additional Stake in Minera Escondida Limitada
  • Outotec Signs Deal with Minera Lumina Copper
  • Kazzinc Announced Plans to Increase Production of Copper
  • Xstrata to Develop Antapaccay Copper Project in Peru
  • Bestway International Announced Plans to Acquire Stake from Sino Finance International Investment
  • Ivanhoe Australia Inks Agreement with Barrick Australia
  • Crazy Horse Inks Agreement with Taysan Copper Corporation
  • Metminco Raises Interest in Hamptop Mining
  • Metminco Takes Over North Hill Holdings Group from Highland Holding Resources
  • China Daye Inks Agreement to Acquire Stake in Xinjiang Tong Xing Mining
  • Viet-Han to Invest in Cobrizos Copper Project
  • Jiangxi Copper to Acquire Yantai Pengcheng
  • Tongling Nonferrous to Increase Copper Capacity
  • Jiangxi Copper Inks Agreement to Acquire Majority Share in Yantai Penghui
  • Chifeng Yuntong Nonferrou Chinalco to Commence Construction of Copper Mine Project
  • Chifeng Yuntong Metals to Acquire Assets of Chifeng Jinfeng Copper
  • China Railway and Tongling Purchase Interest in Corriente Resources
  • China Nonferrous Metal Mining Group to Invest in Copper Mines
  • Yunnan Copper Industry to Invest in Copper Project
  • Xiangguang Copper to Expand Copper Production Capacity
  • Danareksa Sekuritas to Acquire Stake in Newmont Nusa Tenggara
  • Jinchuan Group to Build Copper and Nickel Project (China)
  • Zijin Mining to Acquire Stake in Platmin Congo
  • Jinchuan to Acquire Stake in Kazakhmys' Aktogay Project
  • China Sci-Tech to Acquire Lady Annie Copper Mine
  • Metals X Acquires Stake in Jabiru
  • Afnat Resources Invests in Copper Project
  • Antares Acquires Haquira Project
  • Pan Pacific Copper and Mitsui to Develop Copper- Molybdenum Mine (Chile)
  • Majescor Resources Voiced Intentions to Take Over SIMACT Alliance Copper Gold
  • Bridgeport Takes Over Soesmi Property
  • Codelco Divests Holdings in Inca de Oro tenements
  • FLSmidth Bags Contract from Minera Lumina Copper Chile
  • BlackRock Acquires Interest in Antofagasta
  • Codelco to Expand Production
  • Panoro Minerals Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Chancadora Centauro
  • Vale Enters into Joint Venture with African Rainbow Minerals and Teal Exploration & Mining
  • Antofagasta Inks Agreement to Acquire Stake in La Zarza Mine
  • Corporacion Nacional del Cobre Inks Agreement with Sociedad Punta del Cobre to Explore Puntillas-Galenosa
  • Vulcan Resources Merges with Universal Resources
  • Philex Takes Over Boyongan Project
  • Vulc Talisman Takes Over Halloween Copper-Gold
  • Jiangxi Copper Commences Expansion Project in Dexing Copper Mine
  • Rio Tinto Raises Interest in Ivanhoe
  • Yunnan Copper Industry to Divest Yunnan Copper Products
  • Vulcan Inks Deal with JC Minerals Group of China
  • Zijin Acquires Indophil
  • Sojitz and Nittetsu Sign Mining Agreement with Laos
  • Pinetree Capital Takes Over Copper Mesa Mining
  • Sterlite Industries Plans to Take Over Asarco
  • Mercator Minerals Acquires Stingray Copper
  • IBC Advanced Alloys Acquires Specialloy Copper Alloys
  • GEO Minerals Announces Agreement with Bronco Creek

9. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Anglo American Undertakes Copper Development Project
  • Norddeutsche Affinerie Plans to Acquire Cumerio
  • Teck Cominco Confirms Copper Resource at Quebrada Blanca
  • Rio Tinto Inks Agreement with CODELCO
  • Mitsubishi Materials Announces Merger of Mitsubishi Shindoh and Sambo Copper Alloy
  • Nippon Mining & Metals Taiwan Co., Ltd. to be Established
  • HCL Plans Development of Two Greenfield Copper Mining Blocks
  • Copper Bridge Acquisition Pockets NPC
  • Minmetals Enters Into Purchase Agreement With KGHM
  • Anglo Americans Enters Into Partnership With Northern Dynasty
  • Anglo America Bags Michiquillay Copper Project
  • Antofagasta to Develop Esperanza Project
  • Teck Cominco Acquires Aur Resources
  • CVRD Inco Renamed Vale Inco
  • First Quantum Acquires Stake in Equinox
  • Freeport- McMoRan Acquires Phelps-Dodge
  • Mitsui Mining & Smelting Plans to Transfer Quechua Mining Rights
  • Prymetall Establishes Slitting Center
  • Sumitomo Metal Mining Establishes Subsidiary in Peru
  • Chalco Acquires Stake in Yunnan Copper Group
  • Jiangxi Copper Agrees to Acquire Zhu Sha Hong Mining Rights
  • Inmet, Petaquilla and Teck Cominco to Develop Petaquilla Copper Project
  • Furukawa Introduces Thermo-In BIRUMEITO Tube

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Anglo American PLC (UK)
  • Antofagasta Plc (UK)
  • BHP Billiton Group (Australia)
  • Cambridge Lee Industries LLC (USA)
  • Codelco (Chile)
  • Vale Limited (CANADA)
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd (Canada)
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (USA)
  • Phelps Dodge Corporation (US)
  • The Furukawa Electric Co. (Japan)
  • Grupo Mexico S.A.B. DE C.V (Mexico)
  • Global Brass and Copper, Inc (USA)
  • Inmet Mining Corporation (Canada)
  • Jiangxi Copper Company Limited (China)
  • KGHM Polska MiedY S.A (Poland)
  • KME AG (Germany)
  • Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (Japan)
  • Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co. Ltd (Japan)
  • Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd (Japan)
  • Aurubis AG (Germany)
  • Norilsk Nickel (Russia)
  • OM Group Inc. (USA)
  • Rio Tinto Group (UK)
  • Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd (Japan)
  • Teck Resources Limited (Canada)
  • UMMC Holding Corporation (Russia)

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World Historic Review for Copper by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper in Building and Construction Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World Historic Review for Copper in Building and Construction Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper in Building and Construction Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper in Electrical and Electronic Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: World Historic Review for Copper in Electrical and Electronic Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper in Electrical and Electronic Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper in Industrial Machinery and Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Historic Review for Copper in Industrial Machinery and Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper in Industrial Machinery and Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper in Transportation Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World Historic Review for Copper in Transportation Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper in Transportation Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper in Consumer and General Products Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World Historic Review for Copper in Consumer and General Products Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Copper in Consumer and General Products Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • US - A Major Consumer and Producer of Copper
    • US Copper Industry Faces Tough Times
    • End-Use Products and Markets
      • Building Construction
      • Building Wire
      • Electric & Electronic Market
      • Telecommunications
      • Transportation
      • Automotive Production
      • Automotive Electrical
    • Recycling - A Significant Source of Copper Supply
    • Select Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 34: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 201 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: US Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: US 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Canadian Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 40: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: Japanese Historic Review for Copper Consumption by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 43: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: European Historic Review for Copper by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: European Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: European 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, UK, Italy, and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: European 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 49: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: French Historic Review for Copper Consumption by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: French 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 52: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: German Historic Review for Copper Consumption by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: German 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 55: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: Italian Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 58: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: UK Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: UK 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. REST OF EUROPE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 61: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis Market for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Copper Industry in Asia
    • China - Market Overview
      • Leading Copper Consumer
      • A Dominant Copper Producer
    • Table 64: Copper Production by Leading Refiners in China (2007) - Jiangxi Copper, Yunnan Copper, Tongling Nonferrous, Jinchuan, Ashele Copper, Zhongtiaoshan and Daye Nonferrous (In Kilotons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Rising Copper Imports
    • Table 65: China's Imports of Copper Concentrates, Copper Cathodes and Blister Copper: 2002-2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Wire & Cable: Largest Copper End-User
      • China Reclaims 33% Copper from Recycled Waste
      • China to Holdback Capacity Expansions and Over- Investment in Copper Industry
    • India
      • India in Surplus Position
      • Custom Duties on Copper Further Slashed
      • Copper Imports/Exports
    • Table 66: Imports of Copper and Copper Products into India: 2002-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: Exports of Copper and Copper Products from India: 2002-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • Indonesia (Historic Review)
    • Table 68: Indonesian Exports of Copper for the Years 2004, 2005 and 2006 (In '000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Copper Concentrate Production in Indonesia: Breakdown of Production for Two of the Leading Players for the Years 2004, 2005 & 2006 (In '000 Dry Metric Ton) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: Copper Metal Production in Indonesia: Breakdown of Production for Two of the Leading Players for the Years 2004, 2005 & 2006 (In '000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Focus on Select Regional Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 71: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by Geographic Region -China, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Copper by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment- Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Copper by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Chile
      • Largest Global Producer of Copper
    • Table 77: Leading Copper Mines in Chile (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown by Production- Escondida, Codelco Norte, Collahuasi, El Teniente, Los Pelambres, Los Bronces and Andina (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Chile Show Signs of Ebb
    • Peru
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 78: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: Latin American Historic Review for Copper by Geographic Region -Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Latin American Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment -Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Copper by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Copper Production in Congo
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 84: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: Rest of World Historic Review for Copper by End-Use Segment - Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Copper by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation and Consumer and General Products Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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