Chile's copper production down 0.1% in October, Cochilco says

Copper production in Chile fell by a slight 0.1% year on year during October, with higher volumes mainly from Codelco, Escondida and Colluahasi almost enough to offset output drops at Antofagasta and Anglo American.

Copper mines in the country produced 490,000 tonnes of copper content in October, from 490,400 tonnes a year before, Chilean copper commission Cochilco said on Friday December 6. This was the second-highest monthly figure in 2019, only lower than 513,300 tonnes in August.
Output in the January-October period totaled 4.73 million tonnes, down by 0.2% from 4.74 million tonnes in the corresponding months of 2018, Cochilco added.

Figures in the period reflect the first signs...

Published

Renato Rostás

December 10, 2019

14:30 GMT

São Paulo