Copper Cathode

Iran's Copper Export Up $1 Bln In 2013. Iran possesses 3 percent of the world's cooper reservoir and ranked among the world's best 10 countries regarding copper reservoirs ...

The export includes copper cathode, refined copper, wire and copper pipe, plate, copper sheet and strip, copper ore and its concentrates and molybdenum hydroxides and oxide.

The amount shows 7 percent growth comparing to Iran's copper export in 2012. The UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and China were the biggest markets for Iranian copper in 2013.

Iran possesses 3 percent of the world's cooper reservoir and ranked among the world's best 10 countries regarding copper reservoirs.. Iran also stands 22nd regarding cathode copper production. It is the largest copper producer in the Middle East.

Copper is a ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity. Pure copper is soft and malleable; a freshly exposed surface has a reddish-orange color.. It is used as a conductor of heat and electricity, a building material, and a constituent of various metal alloys.