Peru produced 119,174 tonnes of zinc in June, up by 2.7% from 115,990 tonnes a year before, Minem data showed. Production also grew significantly month on month from 28,815 tonnes
in May and reached its highest level since January.
The Antamina mine - owned by BHP, Glencore, Teck and Mitsubishi - and Glencore’s Los Quenuales mine led the recovery, the ministry said. Although, Volcan and Nexa Resources only started to resume operations in June, it added.
Zinc output, however, was still lower in the...