Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> March 31, 2014

Accelerated Electric Grid Spending in China to Buoy Copper Demand

Hu, Zhao
Zhao Hu is an Equity Analyst for Morningstar, covering Asia Pacific basic materials and energy companies. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2009, he was an Associate for a state-owned Chinese bank, and before that spent two years working as Financial Analyst and Strategic Procurement Manager for HNI Corporation. From 2011 to 2013, he also freelanced as a Stock Columnist for a Chinese financial magazine and published in Fortune magazine. Mr. Hu holds a bachelor’s in finance and management information systems from Iowa State University. He is currently pursuing a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your coverage.

Mr. Hu: I cover metals, mining and overall basic materials companies listed in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific stock exchanges. So