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Copper Mine Output Fell for First Time Since 2002, Barclays Says

Industry News 09:28:40AM Feb 10, 2012 Source:SMM

Feb 9, 2012 (Bloomberg) -Copper mine production probably fell for the first time since 2002 last year, Barclays Capital said in a report today.

Output likely contracted by 200,000 metric tons to 15.9 million tons, the biggest-ever drop in tonnage terms, the bank said. Production may advance to 16.3 million tons this year.
 

Copper Mine Output Fell for First Time Since 2002, Barclays Says

Industry News 09:28:40AM Feb 10, 2012 Source:SMM

Feb 9, 2012 (Bloomberg) -Copper mine production probably fell for the first time since 2002 last year, Barclays Capital said in a report today.

Output likely contracted by 200,000 metric tons to 15.9 million tons, the biggest-ever drop in tonnage terms, the bank said. Production may advance to 16.3 million tons this year.