Copper demand is expected to almost double cumulatively over the next seven years as cities around the world implement smart technologies. A global study, conducted by the Martec Group and commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA), found that copper is the material of choice for smart city technology thanks to its unique conductive
properties which lead to enhanced efficiency.
In 2025, cumulative copper demand will increase to 4.8 million tonnes
Copper demand from smart city technologies is expected to almost double cumulatively over the next seven years, with total volume set to rise from 2.7 million tonnes.
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