AT A GLANCE: Peru's Buenaventura shows sharp Q2 drop in output, sales on Covid-19 lockdown

A summary of Peru-based miner Buenaventura’s production figures and financial results for the second quarter of 2020, as stated in its earnings report published on Thursday July 30.

In brief

Mine production fell sharply during the second quarter from a year before, because units had to be closed to comply with the state of emergency declared by the Peruvian government in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The strongest effect on zinc and lead output was seen at the Uchucchacua mine, near the country’s...

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Renato Rostás

July 31, 2020

18:15 GMT

São Paulo