Publications

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Below is the list of ICSG regular publications.

COPPER BULLETIN (monthly)

The ICSG Copper Bulletin (monthly) includes statistics on copper and copper products, their production, consumption and trade by country, providing a global view of supply and demand. The subscription price is €500 for subscriptions originating from institutions based in ICSG member countries* and €750 for subscriptions from non-ICSG member countries. The price for each additional subscription for the same company is €335 per year (ICSG member countries*), €540 per year (non-ICSG member countries). Single issues are available for €100 per issue (ICSG member countries*) and €150 per issue (non-ICSG member countries). The Bulletin is available in PDF and Excel formats and can be downloaded from ICSG website. Click here for a sample.

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK (annual)

The ICSG Statistical Yearbook includes annual statistics on copper and copper products, their production, usage and trade by country, as well as stocks and exchange prices, providing a global view of supply and demand for the past 10 years. The Yearbook serves as a useful tool for consultations and analysis on the longer term evolution of world copper production, usage, stocks and prices. Subscribers to the Copper Bulletin receive the Yearbook as part of their annual subscription. The subscription price of only the Yearbook is €200 for subscriptions originating from institutions based in ICSG member countries* and €300 for subscriptions from non-ICSG member countries. The Yearbook is available in PDF and Excel formats and can be downloaded from ICSG website. 

DIRECTORY OF COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY FABRICATORS (FIRST USE)  (annual)

This directory provides a systematic global overview of companies and plants involved in the first use of copper. Hereby, “first use” refers to the production of semi-fabricated copper products using unwrought copper materials such as refined copper or direct melt scrap as raw material feed. First users are mainly semis fabricators that process refinery shapes into semi-finished copper and copper alloy products. The Directory covers wire rod plants, ingot makers (for castings), master alloy plants, brass mills, and electrodeposited copper foil mills. The subscription price of the Directory is €400 for subscriptions originating from institutions based in ICSG member countries* and €600 for subscriptions from non-ICSG member countries. The Directory is available in PDF and Excel formats.

DIRECTORY OF COPPER MINES AND PLANTS (semiannual)

The Directory of Copper Mines and Plants highlights current capacity and provides a five year outlook of forecasted capacity for over 1,000 existing and planned copper mines, smelters and refineries on a country by country basis, including separate tables for SX-EW plants.  Salient details for each operation are included and the Directory separates operations between Operating & Developing and Exploration & Feasibility stages.

The subscription price for the annual service (2 issues) is €500 for subscriptions originating from institutions based in ICSG member countries* and €750 for subscriptions from non-ICSG member countries. Single copies are available for €400 per year (ICSG member countries*), €600 per year (non-ICSG member countries). The Directory is available in PDF and Excel formats. Printed versions will be available at additional cost. Contact ICSG Secretariat. Click here for a sample.

WORLD COPPER FACTBOOK

ICSG's World Copper Factbook provides a broad overview of all facets of copper: from how it is produced, traded, used and recycled, to health, environmental, and sustainable development issues. Filled with facts, figures and explanations, the Factbook is a useful reference guide for all. The latest edition is complimentary available on ICSG website for download or in hard copy (email the Secretariat This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive a copy)

OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS

Greater market transparency is an important goal of the Group through more complete reliable and up-to-date statistics, as well as through special investigations and studies. One of the principal functions of the Group is to undertake studies on issues relevant for the international copper economy. To fulfil this function the ICSG undertakes several market reports covering different aspects of the copper industry. Please consult the list of ICSG reports in Publications Press Releases . To obtain further information or to place an order please email the Secretariat ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and indicate the publication you wish to obtain. The list of the latest reports is included in the section Press Releases/Publications Press Releases

*ICSG member countries are: Australia, Belgium, Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russian Fed., Serbia, Spain, Sweden, the U.S.A. and Zambia.

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