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Growth in China's industrial production lifts prices of metals

April's 3.9% rise in production, a recovery from 1.1% decline in March, exceeds analysts' predictions

London

A SLIGHT recovery in copper and several other base metals prices is a further indication that China's economy - the world's second-largest - is beginning to grow again.

The revival is from extreme low levels. From their peaks in 2018, the prices of aluminium and zinc are...

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