Jessica Gao, Phil Schloss
<ul><li>Produced all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Largest producers:  </li></ul><ul><li>Zambia, Zaire, Chile, Peru, US...
WHO PRODUCES COPPER? Mines all over South America, North America, parts of Africa, and Asia Largest mine in Chile (Exotica...
WHERE IS IT TRADED? Copper is traded on three commodity exchanges:  The London Metal Exchange (LME) The Commodities Exchan...
GOODS MADE FROM COPPER
 
<ul><li>World Copper Agreement/International Copper Cartel </li></ul><ul><li>-March 28, 1935- 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>-Afri...
<ul><li>CIPEC (Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries) </li></ul><ul><li>-similar to OPEC, limit of suppl...
<ul><li>Participation of speculators </li></ul><ul><li>Purchases risk of price variation </li></ul><ul><li>Monetary reward...
<ul><li>History of Copper </li></ul><ul><li>-Used as far as 10 000 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>-2500 BC copper tin alloys ...
<ul><li>Physical Properties </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>•  Malleable and Ductile  </li></ul><ul><li>•  Excellent...
<ul><li>Forms of Copper </li></ul><ul><li>-Shipped as cathode, wire rod, billet, slab or  ingot to fabricators </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Picture URLs: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. nsrw .com/images/copper.jpg   </li></ul><ul><li>http: //gwydir .demon....
 
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  1. 1. Jessica Gao, Phil Schloss
  2. 2. <ul><li>Produced all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Largest producers: </li></ul><ul><li>Zambia, Zaire, Chile, Peru, USA, and Russia </li></ul><ul><li>CIPEC: Zambia, Zaire, Chile, and Peru </li></ul><ul><li>CIPEC = 70% of worlds Copper exports </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHO PRODUCES COPPER? Mines all over South America, North America, parts of Africa, and Asia Largest mine in Chile (Exotica Mine) Produced 4% of Chile’s Copper exports. Large firms produce Copper Takes a lot of resource to export and make useable
  4. 4. WHERE IS IT TRADED? Copper is traded on three commodity exchanges: The London Metal Exchange (LME) The Commodities Exchange Division of the New York Mercantile Exchange (COMEX/NYMEX) The Shanghai Metal Exchange (SHME).
  5. 5. GOODS MADE FROM COPPER
  6. 7. <ul><li>World Copper Agreement/International Copper Cartel </li></ul><ul><li>-March 28, 1935- 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>-African, South American and European Producers </li></ul><ul><li>-Focus on market outside the US </li></ul><ul><li>-smooth fluctuations and indirectly influence price </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>CIPEC (Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries) </li></ul><ul><li>-similar to OPEC, limit of supply </li></ul><ul><li>-1967-1988 </li></ul><ul><li>-objective to increase price </li></ul><ul><li>-failed to happen, due to low inventories </li></ul><ul><li>-US never a member </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Participation of speculators </li></ul><ul><li>Purchases risk of price variation </li></ul><ul><li>Monetary rewards </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>History of Copper </li></ul><ul><li>-Used as far as 10 000 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>-2500 BC copper tin alloys </li></ul><ul><li>-Start of Bronze Age </li></ul><ul><li>-Copper used to treat infections and sterilize water </li></ul><ul><li>-Brass used in many civilizations </li></ul><ul><li>-Industrial Revolution </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Physical Properties </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>• Malleable and Ductile </li></ul><ul><li>• Excellent Electrical Conductor </li></ul><ul><li>• Excellent Alloying Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>• Resistant to Corrosion </li></ul><ul><li>• Formable </li></ul><ul><li>• Excellent Heat Transfer Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>• Durable </li></ul><ul><li>• Recyclable </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Forms of Copper </li></ul><ul><li>-Shipped as cathode, wire rod, billet, slab or ingot to fabricators </li></ul><ul><li>-Extrusion, drawing, rolling, forging, melting, electrolysis </li></ul><ul><li>-Fabricators form wire, rod, tube, sheet, plate, strip, castings, powder </li></ul><ul><li>-Shipped to manufacturing plants </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Picture URLs: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. nsrw .com/images/copper.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http: //gwydir .demon.co.uk/jo/minerals/pix/copper1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. coinfacts . com/colonial_coins/new_jersey_coppers/nj_copper_fake_obv .jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.asia.ru/upload_images/97/96220/1426568.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.guitarsplususa.com/images/strings/fender/fender-3250R-lg.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.allproducts.com/manufacture100/yushung/Product-2007112311734-s.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tesorosltd.com/images_2006/copper_goods2_small.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>2008. International Copper Association. 30 Oct 2008 http://www.copperinfo.com/index5.html </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World Code,&quot; Time Magazine 08 Apr 1935. 30 Oct 2008 http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,748774-2,00.html </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Market Information in Commodities Area.&quot; Info Comm - UNCTAD 30 Oct 2008 <http://www.unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/copper/sitemap.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries . Mar 2007. Wikipedia. 30 Oct 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intergovernmental_Council_of_Copper_Exporting_Countries>. </li></ul><ul><li>World Copper Agreement . Wikipedia. 30 Oct 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Copper_Agreement >. </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstein, Daniel. &quot;Copper.&quot; USGS. 30 Oct 2008 <http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/copper/240798.pdf >. </li></ul><ul><li>Chimni, B. S.. &quot;International Commodity Agreements.&quot; 140-142 30 Oct 2008 <http://books.google.com/books?id=dNMOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA17&lpg=PA17&dq=international+copper+cartel+influence+price&source=web&ots=pb1gOvuU__&sig=E58LCgESjeifKz32YLdpLtF7Qno&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result#PPA141,M1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstein, Daniel. &quot;COPPER.&quot; COPPER 7/24/1998 4. 2 Nov 2008 <http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/copper/240798.pdf>. </li></ul><ul><li>TIME Magazine. &quot;Imitating OPEC.&quot; Time . 2 Dec. 1974. Time Magazine. 28 Oct. 2008 <http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,945296,00.html>. </li></ul>
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