Large zinc producing countries show greatest potential to convert Resources.
Australia, Canada and Peru indicate Reserve shortfalls compared to global benchmarks.
Copper properties still favourable at higher amperage applications.
Copper Clad Aluminium (CCA could be an alternative.
AME revises up 2014 demand forecasts for steel.
Strong demand from the energy sector and car sales.
Positive for European economic outlook heading into the winter.
Overall nature of bilateral ties remains a risk.