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Birla Copper sees Indian copper demand doubling by 2026

India’s refined copper consumption is set to more than double over the next eight years amid rising demand from the power, auto and consumer sectors, the chief executive of one of the country’s top copper smelters said on Thursday.

The nation’s consumption of the metal is expected to rise to 1.433 million tonnes by 2026 from 650,000 tonnes in 2018, Birla Copper CEO J.C. Laddha told delegates at the Asia Copper Conference in Shanghai.


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