Asia Copper Week 2019 will gather the most important leaders of the mining industry in Shanghai

The event organized by the Center for Copper and Mining Studies (Cesco) and China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA) will take place between November 19th – 22nd in China.

There are few days left to start one of the most important mining meetings in Chinese lands, the eighth version of Asia Copper Week 2019 is getting ready to receive the leaders of the Western copper industry, with its main smelting customers in Shanghai. The instance, which will have 3 main events and about 100 exhibitors, will bring together more than 2,000 attendees and will have the participation of about 60 companies related to this sector.

“Asia Copper Week will bring the Western mining industry together with its Chinese peers, which will give attendees unique opportunities to understand the evolution of China’s economy and future prospects for the copper market,” said Cesco Executive Director, Alejandra Wood.

In the instance, the 15th version of the Copper Conference will be held. Organized by Fastmarkets and Cesco, the event will last 2 days, and it will analyze topics such as the behavior of the copper market, the dynamics of supply and demand, the impact of green energy in the red metal industry, the role of communities in the realization of mining projects, and the prospects for growth of mining projects in Latin America, among others.

In addition to this, the CEO Summit will be held, a private and closed meeting that will have the participation of more than 50 CEOs and senior managers from different companies from both the West and China. The topics that will be analyzed are the future of copper in terms of consumption: electricity companies, automotive industry, etc.

Subsequently, Asia Copper Dinner will be held, an annual dinner that is attended by more than 1,800 people linked to the industry. The main presentation will be given by the economist and professor at the China Center for Economic Research of Peking University, Huang Yiping, who will analyze the impact on the development of the global economy in the context of the bilateral relationship between China and the United States.

“China is Chile’s main copper buyer, reaching 50% of our country’s red metal sales,” said Alejandra Wood. “Taking this into account, it is vitally important to strengthen relations with the Asian giant, generate instances of dialogue about the future of mining, and gather the main concerns of our largest copper buyer,” she said.