Business: Brighter Copper

The long-expected recovery of the copper industry has apparently put in an appearance and critics of the Anaconda Copper Co. in its acquisition of the American Brass Co. and the Chile Copper Co. some months ago are now praising the step as far- sighted.

The foreign sales of the red metal for September have been about 80,000,000 pounds, compared with average monthly exports of 54,388,912 pounds in 1922 and of 50,740,670 pounds in 1921. Domestic shipments have been good. Average domestic shipments for the first eight months of 1923 have been about 129,000,000 pounds per...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!