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  • Demand and supply

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Copper rallies on hopes of China economic rebound

  • With reference to the chart, calculate the percentage change in the spot price of iron ore from September 2022 to January 2023

  • The article references ‘the end of Covid-19 restrictions in China’, ‘a rapid rebound in China’s economy’, and ‘a surge in perceived buying’. Use a demand and supply diagram to analyse the potential impact on the iron ore market

  • Outline the factors that are driving a general resurgence in commodities markets

Gavin Clarke, Emmanuel College

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