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BCR: Mining exports up 27.2% in April 2018

13:58 | Lima, Jun. 13.

Mining sector exports experienced a 27.2% growth in April 2018 compared to the same period last year, underpinned by greater copper and zinc shipments, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported Wednesday.

Exported copper volume rose 10.4% in the analyzed month, with the largest concentrated copper shipments mainly made by companies Antamina, Chinalco, and Trafigura.

Regarding refined copper, greater shipments were led by Southern Copper Corporation.

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Published: 6/13/2018
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