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Price of copper drops to US$5650 from US$5760

The price of copper on the London Metal Exchange has dropped to US$5650 from US$5760 recorded last week.
In the first week of October this year, a tonne of copper was selling at US$5,719 a drop from US$5,750 during the last week of the month of September 2019.
Copper is Zambia’s main export, accounting for over 70 percent of Africa’s production and 60 percent of country’s total exports.
And Copper Mining activities accounts for 12% of Zambia´s Gross Domestic Product and 70% of total export value.

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