Peru copper mines to return to full swing in Q3 - IIMP

Peruvian copper and gold mining projects could return to full swing in the third quarter 2020 after a national lockdown led to significant disruptions and a sharp drop in export earnings, a local organization said.

Peru, the second-largest copper and zinc producer in the world, is estimated to suffer a loss of $4-5 billion in absolute terms due to the coronavirus pandemic-led lockdown, the Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru (IIMP) said on May 27.

"We note that Peru copper output...

Published

Julian Luk

May 28, 2020

11:18 GMT

London