INTL COPPER CONF: Mine disruptions could put 2.5 mln tonnes of Chilean copper output at risk in 2018 - Cochilco

Around 2.5 million tonnes of copper output is exposed to high disruption risks this year in Chile, the country’s copper commission said at Metal Bulletin's International Copper conference in Madrid on Wednesday March 7.

The figure represents 43.4% of the total forecast output for 2018 from the world’s top copper producing country, Jorge Cantallopts, director of public planning and research with Cochilco, said at the conference.

The main disruption this year comes from the 34 labor agreement negotiations that are in process,...


Julian Luk

March 07, 2018

15:17 GMT