The World’s Top Ten Copper Producers

Copper is one of the most important metals of the modern world. It is used in many industries from electrical to industrial to chemicals. Chile is the largest copper producer in the world. Chile’s economy is highly dependent on the demand for copper in the global market.

The Top 10 Copper Producing Companies are shown in the graphic below:

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The Worlds Top 10 Copper Producers


Source:  Freeport-McMoRan Keeps Betting on Copper, The Wall Street Journal, Jan 22, 2014

The following chart shows the Top 20 Countries in Copper Production in 2012:

Top 20 Copper Producing Countries

Source: The World Copper Factbook 2013, Copper Alliance

Related ETFs & ETNs:

  • iPath Exchange Traded Notes Dow Jones – AIG Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN Series A (JJC)
  • United States Copper Index (CPER)
  • iPath Pure Beta Copper (CUPM)

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