Brazil's copper ore export volumes up in April; no cathode shipments

Exports of Brazilian copper ore rose 20.2% year on year in April, boosted by increased shipments from the region where Vale’s Sossego mine is located.

Copper ore exports from the country totaled 95,271 tonnes last month, up from 79,271 tonnes in April 2017 and a 12.7% increase from 84,555 tonnes in March of this year, according to data released by Brazilian foreign trade ministry MDIC on Friday May 4. The increase was primarily driven by higher volumes from...

Published

Danielle Assalve

May 07, 2018

22:26 GMT

São Paulo