might reach US$6 billion in 2019, thus increasing 30.4% compared to the figures projected for this year (US$4.6 billion), Energy and Mines Minister Francisco Ismodes forecasted Wednesday.
According to Minister Ismodes, mining investment
will continue to expand and might total US$7.8 billion by 2020 (+30%).
On this occasion, the minister indicated some of them might start operations between 2023 and 2025.
In this sense, Cañiaraco Project (Lambayeque region), Rio Blanco Project (Piura, region), Hierros Apurimac Project (Apurimac region), as well as Galeno Project, La Granja Project, Conga Project, and Michiquillay Project (Cajamarca region)
Ismodes went on to add the Ministry's task is to follow these investments so they can meet the deadlines and make progress without any setbacks.