Congo Stability That Quintupled Copper Output at Risk in Presidential Vote

- November 28th, 2011

Bloomberg reported that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s copper output has increased five-fold since the last vote due to the instability related to the recent Presidential elections.

Bloomberg reported that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s copper output has increased five-fold since the last vote due to the instability related to the recent Presidential elections.

As quoted in the market news:

Congo boosted copper exports to 500,000 metric tons from 100,000 tons during those five years, according to central bank data, as companies including Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX), Glencore International Plc and Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. (ENRC) expanded projects in the Central African country.

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