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October 29, 2014
Base & Precious Metals

Commodity Forecasts
Copper Alum-
inum
Zinc Nickel Gold Silver
US$/lb US$/oz
2001 0.72 0.66 0.40 2.71 271 4.37
2002 0.71 0.61 0.35 3.08 310 4.60
2003 0.81 0.65 0.38 4.37 364 4.88
2004 1.30 0.78 0.48 6.27 409 6.65
2005 1.67 0.86 0.63 6.69 445 7.31
2006 3.05 1.17 1.48 11.00 605 11.58
2007 3.23 1.20 1.47 16.89 697 13.40
2008 3.15 1.17 0.85 9.57 872 15.01
2009 2.34 0.75 0.75 6.64 973 14.67
2010 3.42 0.99 0.98 9.89 1225 20.16
2011 4.00 1.09 0.99 10.38 1570 35.11
2012 3.61 0.92 0.88 7.96 1668 31.15
2013 3.32 0.84 0.87 6.81 1411 23.83
y-t-d 2014 3.14 0.84 0.98 7.76 1282 19.70
Oct '13 3.26 0.82 0.85 6.38 1314 21.91
Nov 3.21 0.79 0.85 6.23 1277 20.77
Dec 3.27 0.79 0.90 6.31 1222 19.61
Jan '14 3.31 0.78 0.92 6.38 1243 19.90
Feb 3.24 0.77 0.92 6.44 1299 20.85
Mar 3.02 0.77 0.91 7.10 1337 20.73
Apr 3.03 0.82 0.92 7.88 1299 19.71
May 3.12 0.79 0.93 8.82 1289 19.35
Jun 3.09 0.83 0.96 8.42 1278 19.79
Jul 3.22 0.88 1.05 8.64 1313 20.92
Aug 3.18 0.92 1.06 8.42 1297 19.78
Sep 3.12 0.90 1.04 8.20 1241 18.48
m-t-d Oct 3.05 0.87 1.03 7.18 1227 17.28
Forecast
2014 3.12 0.85 0.98 7.85 1271 19.50
2015 2.95 0.93 1.00 10.50 1188 21.00
Commodity price forecasts are by BMO Capital Markers Economics and are independent of those used by BMO CM Equity Research
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