Peruvian copper output dips in October; zinc volumes grow

Peruvian copper production decreased by 2% year on year in October, mostly affected by lower volumes from some of the country’s largest mines.

Output totaled 214,311 tonnes in October, compared with 218,685 tonnes in the same month of last year, according to figures from Peru’s energy and mines ministry, MEM.
“The decline reflects lower production from Cerro Verde, Las Bambas, Antamina and Antapaccay,” the ministry said.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Cerro Verde produced 43,489 tonnes in October, down from 45,353 tonnes a year earlier....

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Danielle Assalve

December 01, 2017

01:14 GMT

São Paulo