Tag Archives: copper shortage

Copper shortage to worsen

Those buying ammunition, air conditioners, building houses or other uses of copper have discovered that it is rapidly becoming a precious metal. China’s economy is expanding at an incredible rate mainly due to the government propping up demand. Entire cities, large high-speed railway networks and other infrastructure projects are spending more copper than the world can produce… Read More »

Why ammo is getting so expensive

Ammo prices have skyrocketed. Not only due to extreme consumer demand and an industry ill-prepared to answer it, but also because our weakening dollar means that buying the base commodities necessary to build ammo  will continue to cost more. Commodities are bought on an open market. A dollar’s worth of copper in one year is… Read More »