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ZCCM Investments 1H Profit Boosted by Copper’s 67.6% Jump — Commodity Comment

ZCCM Investments Holdings, formerly known as Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd., posted a half-year profit of ZMK1.48 billion ($86.67 million) versus ZMK354.7 million in the first half of 2020.

On copper price:

“This was due to profit recorded by investee companies in the copper mining industry which experienced increased copper prices during this period.

“The copper prices recorded an average price of $9,200 per ton compared to $5,490 per ton recorded during the same period in 2020.”

Forecast for copper:

“The group will benefit from the strong copper price outlook for the second half of this year due to falling inventories and rising premiums in the top consumer China.”

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