Chilean copper output up 0.9% in July; lower volumes from Codelco, Escondida

Chilean copper production rose by 0.9% year-on-year in July 2019 with growth at the Esperanza, Collahuasi and Spence mines offsetting lower output from Codelco, Escondida and Anglo American.

The country produced 486,500 tonnes of copper content during the month, compared with 482,000 tonnes a year earlier, Chilean copper commission Cochilco said on Monday September 9. Volumes had not grown on the same basis of comparison since April.

The majority of this production was copper concentrates, which amounted to 356,900 tonnes, up from 354,100 tonnes...


Renato Rostás

September 10, 2019

20:32 GMT

São Paulo