Peruvian copper output down 2.4% in November; zinc up 21%

Peru reported a year-on-year increase in both zinc and tin production during November 2020, while output of copper and lead fell on the same basis of comparison, the country’s ministry of energy and mines, Minem, said on Tuesday January 5.

Copper output was down from a year before but remained close to the highest levels seen through 2020, the data showed. Production hit 206,387 tonnes in November, a 2.4% drop from 211,391 tonnes in the corresponding month of 2019, but just short of last year’s monthly production peak of 207,000 tonnes in October.
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Renato Rostás

January 05, 2021

19:00 GMT

São Paulo