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Chile and copper

While you guys up the North chow down on serious turkey lunches and give thanks (darned good holiday sentiment if you ask me), your author alleviates the ennui of a sloooow market by fiddling around at the Chile Central Bank website. Result of at least some of the fiddlings and wonkings are seen here in these two charts:
This one shows how much metal (most of it copper, as you can see) Chile has exported per month since January 2000:

This one shows the percentage of all exports from Chile (all of them, mining and all the others) taken up by copper since 2005:

Copper’s kind of important for Chile, isn’t it?

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