This year's copper output from Kazakhstan through the end of August is up 6.9% from the same period in 2011. Weekly Shanghai Deliverable Copper Stocks came in at 156,401 tons, up 5,328. LME Copper Stocks were at 217,175 tons, up 850 tons. The have declined during 14 of the last 20 trading sessions but have now risen for three sessions in a row.
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