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Electric Vehicles to be Major Contributor to Copper Consumption
Nov 7,2016 09:54CST
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Rio Tinto believes development of electric vehicles will positive affect copper demand, wenhua.com reported.

SHANGHAI, Nov. 7 (SMM) - Rio Tinto believes development of electric vehicles will positive affect copper demand, wenhua.com reported.

By the year of 2030, solar power generation will use about 7-10 million tonnes of copper, the company’s Chief Executive Officer Jean-Sebastien Jacques said. 90 kg or even ore copper will be used to produce on electric vehicle. 

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