Business: Copper Adjustment, Cont.

Copper last week was available to consumers at 14¢, 22% cheaper than it had been offered since April 1929. But it was knowledge that consumers had started no rush to buy. Instead, viewing the large surplus stocks of copper on hand they waited, hinted that perhaps at 12¢ they might consider entering the market.

While consumers waited, producers conferred. In Manhattan was M. Fernand Pisart, managing director of the Societé Génèrale des Minerals, the Belgian outlet lor the Katanga mines of Africa. Although producers insisted M. Pisart's visit was merely a routine one,...

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