SHANGHAI, Apr. 17 (SMM) - Peru Energy & Mines Ministry data show the country’s copper output increased 5.42% year-on-year to 178,283 tonnes in February 2017, wenhua.com reported.
The country’s mining industry only grew 47% in February, compared to 33.59% in the same period of last year.
Extraordinary rainstorm took a toll on the country’s road and other facilities this year.
The country’s copper production added 38.4% year-on-year to 2.35 million metric tonnes in 2016.
Gold output slid 11.91% year-on-year to 11,676,057 g, and silver production dropped 11.29% to 325,925 kg.
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