Current Copper Resources and Reserves: The total global copper reserves have increased from 870 million metric tons in 2022 to 880 million metric tons as of 2023. Meanwhile, the total global copper resources increased by 5000 million tons. 

What is in the News: If you are interested in the latest news on copper mining, you can check out Mining Journal and  For instance, Mining Journal reports that rising costs and declining production.

According to USGS data, since 1950 there has always been, on average, 40 years of copper reserves and over 200 years of resources left.