Research Briefing | May 24, 2021

DRC and Zambia to cash in on the copper bull run

The mineral-rich African continent may be best known for its wealth of oil, gold, and diamonds, but the region also hosts significant copper reserves. Copper has recently been placed in the spotlight as the demand for the red metal has surged, while the supply thereof has been throttled. This has caused the price of copper to soar.

DRC and Zambia to cash in on the copper bull runWhat you will learn about:

  • Who Africa’s top copper producers are and the challenges they face.
  • What is driving the strong demand for copper, and why there are concerns regarding a supply deficit.
  • Why this is not a commodity supercycle, and why copper prices will outshine other commodities in the short to medium term.
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