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China’s imported most copper in 13 months, crude imports hit record


China’s copper imports rose 12.1 per cent in November from the previous month to their highest in more than a year, as an unexpected improvement in the manufacturing sector drove up demand.

Imports of unwrought copper including anode, refined and semi-finished copper products increased to 483,000 tonnes last month, data from the General Administration of Customs showed on Sunday, the highest since September 2018.

The imports were up from 431,000 . . .

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