Copper is more than just a metal, it is in itself a substance that is used for multitudes of products around us. Due to mass production of various products on a global scale, the demand of copper is only bound to increase. Keeping that in mind, the quality of copper is now more significant than ever.
Although Chile is the most abundant source of copper in the world, an earthquake is expected to threaten both Chile and Peru in the coming 50 years. This could effect the amount of copper that is derived from both Chile and Peru, since the borders of both overlap.
However, the grade of copper has been only going down in the mining industry. So what does the future hold for the global copper supply chain? Have a look at the following infographic to understand how copper is included in different daily products and what the future hold for this significant metal.
Infographic by: VisualCapitalist