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China’s Copper Imports Drop as Overseas Lockdowns Tighten Supply

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(Bloomberg) -- China, the world’s largest copper consumer, imported less metal and concentrate last month as pandemic-driven lockdowns in overseas mining regions disrupted supplies.

Copper concentrate imports were 1.69 million tons in May, down from 2.03 million tons in April and 1.84 million tons a year ago, according to customs data on SundayUnwrought copper and products purchases were 436,031 tons, falling from 461,458 tons in April and compared with 361,000 tons a year ago

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