Peruvian mining exports amounted to US$2.209 billion in September this year, a 1.2% rise compared to the same month in 2018, the privately-run
Within this framework, copper
shipments also grew in the ninth month of this year totaling US$1.112 billion, a 2.1% increase over the same month in 2018.
The main destination markets for copper exports
were China, Japan, and South Korea.
shipments increased in September thus reaching US$668 million (+7%).
The main markets for gold
exports are India, Switzerland, and the United States.
January – September 2019
On the other hand, SNMPE
said that —from January to September this year
— mining exports totaled US$20.083 billion, a lower amount (-7%) if compared to the similar period in 2018.
In the analyzed period, copper
exports amounted to US$9.970 billion (-10.1%).
The guild also stressed that copper shipments represented 29% of Peru's total exports
, which reached US$34.398 billion in the first nine months of the current year.
exports accounted for 50% of mining exports, which reached US$20.083 billion between January and September," SNMPE
The energy-mining guild indicated that the decrease in mining exports value —between January and September— was due to the impact of the reduction in metal prices, as well as to lower export and production volumes.