Top 10 Copper Producing Companies

Copper prices lurched forward on increased demand and worries about dwindling stockpiles during the first half of 2011. However, prices have since faltered amid concerns about the spillover effect of the Eurozone’s debt crisis in addition to a slowdown in demand for copper from China, according to Copper Investing News. While prices are expected to be less tumultuous moving forward, demand is expected to continue outstripping supply, albeit slightly.