Consumption of copper products in Europe will continue to recover, the head of the group Aurubis, Europe's largest copper producer.
«The demand for copper wire rod increased compared with last year's level, and its recovery is observed in all sectors of sales», — says the report Aurubis. Increased demand for copper rod is largely due to the expansion of sales of household appliances and cars. In addition, the tendency to replace copper with aluminum has a low level.
As for other types of products Aurubis, it was a notable increase in demand for bars, whose production is gradually returning to pre-crisis level.
Strengthening consumption significantly, and for other types of copper semi-finished products, including rental, used in machine building and automotive industry, and pipes, whose segment is very sensitive to price increases.