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Total Copper Usage, Including Direct Melted Copper Scrap, 2002-2012

Source: ICSG Recyclables Survey March 2014

 

 

 

 

25,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2004

2008

2012

ICSG Global Copper Recyclables Use, 2004-2012

Source: ICSG Recyclables Survey March 2014

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

1,324

1,395

1,275

1,198

1,213

 

 

 

 

 

3,279

4,132

4,706

4,913

4,993

2,624

2,585

2,424

2,226

2,177

 

 

 

 

 

37

25

24

24

56

 

 

 

 

 

7,269

8,141

8,437

8,365

8445

9%

12%

2%

15%

1%

2,069

2,613

2,823

3,250

3,580

5,199

5,528

5,614

5,116

4,865

16,838

17,034

18,053

19,346

20,550

22,037

22,563

23,667

24,462

25,415

 

 

 

 

 

33%

36%

36%

34%

33%

31%

37%

36%

33%

31%

42%

41%

42%

45%

45%

 

 

 

 

 

29%

32%

32%

33%

33%

13%

15%

16%

12%

14%

 

 

 

 

 

The World Copper Factbook 2013

Total Copper Usage, Including Copper Scrap, 2002-2011

Thousand metric tonnes copper

Source: ICSG

25,000

 

 

 

Direct melt scrap

 

 

Refined usage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The World Copper Factbook 2013

ICSG Global Copper Recyclables Use, 2003-2011

Thousand metric tonnes

Source: ICSG

 

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Americas

1,377

1,426

1,425

1,498

1,540

1,367

1,225

1,197

1,242

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia

2,905

3,372

3,564

4,219

4,314

4,768

4,246

4,998

5,260

Europe

2,519

2,624

2,440

2,585

2,556

2,445

1,936

2,217

2,102

Africa & Oceania

42

37

37

25

29

24

23

24

33

World / Total Scrap Use

6,848

7,464

7,475

8,332

8,448

8,611

7,435

8,442

8,643

Scrap use Annual Growth

-2.7%

9.0%

0.1%

11.5%

1.4%

1.9%

-13.7%

13.5%

2.4%

Secondary refined production

1,786

2,069

2,161

2,613

2,738

2,823

2,841

3,250

3,470

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cu content of Direct Melt

5,062

5,394

5,314

5,719

5,710

5,788

4,594

5,192

5,173

Refined Usage

15,717

16,838

16,674

17,034

18,196

18,053

18,070

19,346

19,830

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total copper usage

20,779

22,232

21,988

22,753

23,906

23,841

22,664

24,538

25,003

Recycling Input Rate (RIR)

33%

34%

34%

37%

35%

36%

33%

34%

35%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia

30%

32%

33%

37%

34%

36%

30%

33%

34%

Europe

41%

42%

41%

41%

41%

42%

44%

45%

41%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North America

32%

30%

31%

34%

35%

33%

36%

33%

34%

Rest of the World

13%

13%

15%

15%

18%

16%

14%

12%

14%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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