Copper prices are falling on Friday by almost 2%, according to trading data.

September futures for copper on the Comex stock exchange is getting cheaper by 1.75% to $3.616 per pound (about 0.45 kilograms).

At the London Metal Exchange (LME), following the results of previous trading, the cost of a ton of copper with delivery in three months decreased by 1.7%, to $8,258, aluminum - by 1.03%, to $2,445.5, zinc - by 6.04 %, up to $3,157.