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|Product Type: Commodity||Subtype: Metal|
|Country: United States (US)||Currency: USD|
|Trading Hours: According to market||Measurement Unit: Pound (lb)|
Copper is a soft, malleable metal with a high thermal and electrical conductivity.Chile is the top producer of copper, followed by the United States and Indonesia, but other South American economies also produce. The United States and China are the largest buyers of copper, so the demand from these countries has a significant impact on the price of copper. Other factors include tax rates, labor wage rates and cost-efficient mining techniques.