Copper in northern Zambia
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A fall in demand for copper affects towns in Zambia

A fall in demand for copper by the world's biggest buyer, China, is threatening to impact on the economy of several mining towns in northern Zambia.

The metal is worth half the price it was two years ago.

The BBC's Matthew Davies reports from Kitwe in northern Zambia.

  • 12 Feb 2016
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