Peru Copper production drops 3.98% in June


LIMA (Scrap Register): Peru's copper concentrate production reached 195461 tonnes in June, declined 3.98% as compared to 206929 tonnes in June last year, latest data from the ministry of energy and mines showed.

Copper concentrate production during the first half of 2019 recorded at 1.192 million tonnes, rose 1.57% from 1.173 million tonnes in the corresponding period last year.

Peru's zinc concentrate output declined 6.41% year-on-year to 115990 tonnes in June. Total production during the first six months of 2019 also declined 8.73% to 743465 tonnes.

Production of lead concentrate, however, rose 5.06% in June to 18863 tonnes. Total production of lead during January-June 2019 recorded at 135964 tonnes, rose 9.86% year-on-year.

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