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Questions Over Chinese Metals Stockpiles Roil an Already Jittery Copper Market

As if manufacturers and distributors of wire and cable didn’t have enough trouble figuring out which way copper prices will move next. Strikes, flooded mines and political unrest in Chile or Peru, two of the world’s largest copper producers, or unexpected swings in demand by China, often send copper pricing into a frenzy. Now copperheads have to worry about some allegedly shady warehousing practices in one Chinese port city, where some industry insiders say at least one trading co

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